Enactus Blog

  • Tunisia National Competition Highlights

    Talk about dedication! Both days of the Enactus Tunisia National Competition, which took place 24 and 25 June in Tunis at the Sheraton Tunis hotel, started at 9:00 at night because the event took place during Ramadan. All 550 students, faculty, executives, staff, and volunteers came together for the two evening event and stayed until midnight to celebrate the achievements of the students and recognize the impact made over this past year.

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  • Incarcerated young men learn cabling to prepare for bright futures

    In the United States, two out of three prisoners return to prison within the three years after their release. The leading cause of this statistic? Unemployment. When I was on the Flagler College Enactus team, I worked on a project that helped solve this problem. We worked with incarcerated young men ages 14 to 19 […]

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  • Singapore National Competition Highlights

    As a small but global country, Enactus has never been more relevant for Singapore. This is according to Gerard Chai, Chairman, Enactus Singapore and Managing Director, Singapore of Korn/Ferry International. In his remarks at this year’s national competition, he emphasized that a connection to the global economy results in greater competition for the best and brightest, and the focus needs to be on preparing their leaders of tomorrow […]

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  • Mexico National Competition Highlights

    The 2015 Enactus Mexico National Champions have something extra special to display this year: the Enactus Empowering Change Trophy by KPMG. To celebrate their long-standing partnership, Enactus Mexico and KPMG designed a new national champion trophy for this year’s event that, in the words of Guillermo García Naranjo, Associate Director of KPMG Mexico & Central America, reflects the alliance between the two organizations and symbolizes their shared belief that positive change comes through sustainable projects that empowers communities.

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  • Netherlands National Competition Highlights

    For one day, on 5 June, 480 Enactus Netherlands supporters took over Jaarbeurs in Utrecht to showcase the impact made by teams over the past year and celebrate the difference entrepreneurial action has made in communities across the country. In the opening round of competition, 11 teams presented their amazing work in hopes that the 49 executives serving as judges would select them to move forward to the final round.

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  • Azerbaijan National Competition Highlights

    On 30 – 31 May, nearly 170 students, faculty and business leaders came together at the Monolit Plaza Hotel in Baku to celebrate the impact made by Enactus Azerbaijan over the past year. Nine teams participated in the national competition, where projects presented used entrepreneurial action to address a variety of local issues. In the opening round, 16 judges had the difficult task of selecting the final four teams. Once announced, those four teams shared their work with the entire delegation, and 15 top executives had the difficult task of selecting the national champion.

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  • Russia National Competition Highlights

    Students, faculty and business leaders involved in Enactus are connected by a common belief: entrepreneurial action creates a better world for all of us. At this year’s Enactus Russia National Competition, which took place at the President Hotel in Moscow on 27-28 May, they took that connection a step further: after the National Champions were announced, the students were handed balls of yarn and asked to hold on to the end and then throw the rest into the audience.

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