World Wide Hearing Executive Director Selected as 2013 Young International Leader of Quebec
Posted on Jun 03, 2013
We are pleased to announce that yesterday at the 36th annual provincial ARISTA awards, Audra Renyi, Executive Director of World Wide Hearing, was selected as the Young International Leader of Quebec for 2013. Read the press release here to learn more (in French only).
This award recognizes extraordinary success among young professionals in Quebec. Audra was chosen for her efforts to provide affordable hearing aids to children in developing countries, as well as her distinguished career in international development. This honor acknowledges the importance of World Wide Hearing’s mission to enable better hearing around the world and the potential of the Hearing Express model to change lives.
"It is an incredible honour for us to be receiving this type of recognition for our efforts. Thank you to all the amazing people who have worked so hard to help us empower young people with hearing loss to realize their full potential by connecting them to the world through better hearing. Our work has only just started. It is time to work harder than ever to enable young people to escape from poverty through better hearing!" — Audra Renyi
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World Wide Hearing Chosen as 2013 Star in Global Health by Grand Challenges Canada
Posted on Dec 10, 2012
We are excited to announce that World Wide Hearing has been awarded a grant for over $100,000 from Grand Challenges Canada. Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, is dedicated to supporting "bold ideas with big impact" in global health. We look forward to using this funding to launch the Hearing Express project in Jordan. World Wide Hearing would especially like to thank Gunnar Grass and Daniella Polar for their help throughout the grant application process. You can view our application video here. A big "thank you" to all those who helped promote our application video—every one of your votes made a difference!
New Partnership with ESW - Stanford
Posted on Nov 22, 2012
World Wide Hearing and Engineers for a Sustainable World - Stanford are pleased to announce their collaboration on a sustainable development project in 2013. Students from the faculty of civil & environmental engineering at Stanford University will work together with World Wide Hearing to create a new mobile platform for its Hearing Express project to provide hearing aids to children & youth in developing countries.
Illustrate the Invisible Contest Deadline Extended!
Posted on Jul 31, 2012
We have decided to extend the deadline to enter the 2012 Illustrate the Invisible Contest. Artists and designers now have until September 30th to submit their entries for a chance to win $250 and have their work featured in a World Wide Hearing awareness campaign. Visit the official contest page for more details.
Photos from the 2012 Dobson Cup Award Ceremony
Posted on Jun 19, 2012
Audra Renyi and Stephen Potyondi receive first prize from Gregory Vit, director of McGill University's Dobson School for Entrepreneurial Studies.
Audra and Stephen interviewed after receiving their prize.