Youth Competition 2023/2024 “HerStories - Telling Jewish Women’s Stories”

Dear teachers and students,

For the International Youth Competition in the project “HerStories - Telling Jewish Women’s Stories”, we invite students from Hungary, Spain, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Greece to send us their creative projects in one of the three categories:


  • Films
  • Graphic stories
  • Podcasts or audio features

on one of the following topics:

Very welcome are, for example, projects that highlight the contributions and achievements of Jewish women throughout history; Profile influential Jewish women throughout history of your country or town; highlight involvement of Jewish women in social justice movements; Explore how Jewish women have contributed to advocacy, civil rights, and humanitarian causes; Explore the roles of Jewish women in various fields such as science, literature, politics, and the arts.

Please note: The projects needs to be done by students, while teachers will have to provide guidance and monitoring. 

Please refer to the guidelines for Films, Graphic storytelling and Podcasts / Audio features for instructions and useful tips on your submission. 

If you need help or have any questions, reach out to our local coordinators:

  • Hungary: Sára Szilágyi, szilagyi [at] (szilagyi[at]centropa[dot]org)
  • Spain: Mónica Buzali, monica.buzali.k [at] (monica[dot]buzali[dot]k[at]gmail[dot]com)
  • Germany: Maximilian von Schoeler, schoeler [at]
  • Slovakia and Czech Republic: Jana Turanská, turanska [at] (turanska[at]centropa[dot]org)
  • Poland: Anna Wencel, anna.wencel [at] (anna[dot]wencel[at]galiciajewishmuseum[dot]org)
  • Greece: Eleni Kouki, ekouki [at] (ekouki[at]jewishmuseum[dot]gr)

How to submit your project

Please upload your project through the submission form on the HerStories website until March 31, 2024. Please note: If your project is in your local language, please provide an English translation of the project, e.g. in the form of subtitles (film) or a transcript (podcast, graphic novel).

The jury consists of partners from the six project countries.


Up to 3 students (plus an accompanying adult) representing the winning project from each of the six project countries will be invited to a weekend in Budapest, including an official award ceremony. The event will take place on June 1, 2024. 

Please share this call with interested parties!

Related Program or Project