Tunisia National Competition Highlights

Tunisia National Competition Highlights
September 3, 2013 National Competitions 0 comments

Higher Institute of Computer Science of El Manar ISI wins second consecutive Enactus Tunisia National Competition

Quick Facts

  • National Champion:
    Higher Institute of
    Computer Science of
    El Manar ISI
  • 2nd Place:
    National Higher School
    of Engenirees of Tunis
  • 3rd Place:
    Temasek Polytechnic
  • Competing Teams: 5
  • Total Attendees: 270
    Students: 180
    Faculty: 10
    Executives: 80

Tunis, Tunisia – Higher Institute of Computer Science of El Manar ISI was named the Enactus Tunisia National Champion during the one-day event at the Palace Hotel in Tunis.

This is the second year the team will represent Tunisia at the Enactus World Cup. The 20-member team was also a national champion in 2012.

This year the team highlighted two projects that included an effort that created a production and distribution channel for local foods and crafts made by housewives, and one that focused on helping struggling entrepreneurs develop an organic products business.

Other awards presented during the competition:

  • Regional Development trophy: Enactus ISI
  • Innovation Award: Enactus ENIM
  • Enactus Spirit trophy: Enactus ENSIT
  • Team Leader of the Year: Ramzi Landolsi
  • Academic Advisor of the Year: Fatma Shura Abida

The awards ceremony was attended by His Excellency Jens Uwe Plötner; Wafa Sayadi Makhlouf, chairman of Enactus Tunisia; Hardy Ostry, permanent head of Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung; and Jihen M’rad, ESF program administrator at the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia. Throughout the event, each of these leaders touted the importance of Enactus as well as the economic, social and environmental impact each team was making in their community and beyond.

A special thank you to event sponsors Konrad Adenuaer Stiftung in Tunisia, Sodexo, KPMG and Webmangercenter and for media coverage by Business News, Radio Express FM and National TV.