Enactus Blog

  • Zimbabwe National Competition Highlights

    In anticipation of the exciting Enactus World Cup taking place in Johannesburg this October, there was a very special guest of honor at this year’s Enactus Zimbabwe National Competition: the South African Ambassador to Zimbabwe Vusi Mavimbela. Enactus Zimbabwe supporters had the unique opportunity to hear from Mr. Mavimbela directly as he spoke about the history and unity of Sub-Saharan Africa, and how this connection should remain strong and alive through our young people.

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  • Swaziland National Competition Highlights

    On 27 June, when nearly 130 Enactus Swaziland supporters came together at the Ezulwini Royal Swazi Sun Convention Centre for the country’s national competition, they were joined by a very special guest: The Right Honourable Prime Minister of Swaziland, Dr. Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini. He addressed delegates directly and spoke of his excitement about attending the competition and marveled at the intensity of commitment of the students, the dynamic characteristics of the projects, and how much the participants enjoy being a part of the program.

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  • 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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