BICsters Win Silver in YOUNG GLORY Competition

12/10/2014 Unknown 0 Comments

Touted as “Advertising’s Tour de France for young creatives,” Young Glory just awarded BICsters Javier Garcia and Batikan Aslan  (Class of 2015) a student Silver for their submission to this prestigious worldwide creativity competition. Responding to its brief for Ebola management, Javier and Batikan were asked to come up with a tool or service to help better manage Ebola outbreaks—from prevention to faster notice and action.

Javier Garcia and Batikan Aslan
Their winning project, radioGO, is a free radio broadcast, distributed via mobile phones, that weaves premium content with medical and emergency information to minimize the spread of Ebola and educate listeners, empowering them with knowledge and emphasizing early detection and survival through recommendations by medical experts and interviews with survivors. radioGO is noteworthy for its emphatic approach to handling the frightening epidemic, as well as its innovative use of mobile technology. BIC is proud to have two students come up with such a compassionate and uplifting approach to handling the epidemic. 

Through its annual 8-month creativity competition, Young Glory identifies the hardest working and most creatively consistent junior and mid-level talent and introduces them to the world's best agencies. See 
all the winning campaignssubmitted in response to the Ebola brief.