Enactus Blog

  • Puerto Rico National Competition Highlights

    National competitions are all about celebration: celebrating the impact made through entrepreneurial action, celebrating the achievements of individuals and teams, and celebrating the support and involvement of the network. At this year’s Enactus Puerto Rico National Competition, they had one more thing to celebrate: their 10th anniversary. Over the last decade, the program has grown to 14 teams investing over 95,000 hours to impact more than 100,000 individuals.

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  • Germany National Competition Highlights

    The 2015 Enactus Germany National Competition, which took place in Mannheim on 18-19 June, was a true celebration of the network and the impact they are making through entrepreneurial action. Nearly 650 supporters – students, alumni, faculty, and executives – came together at the University of Mannheim for two days of competition, collaboration and celebration.

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  • 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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