Hult Prize at Indian School of Business is taking place on December 13, 2014 at the ISB campus itself. Recognized by President Bill Clinton and TIME Magazine as one of the top five ideas changing the world for the better, Indian School of Business is hosting its first ever Hult Prize at event.
“It’s not every day that you have an opportunity to change the world. A team of you will be representing all of us at the upcoming Hult Prize Regional Finals happening on March 13, 2015. This is our chance to show the world that our institution is dedicated to Impact. See you in New York!”
The 2015 Hult Prize challenge focuses on Early Childhood Education and will see more than thirty teams competing. These teams are coming from Indian School of Business MBA equivalent programme to test their grit in building a viable solution to this global social issue. Judges for the Hult Prize at Indian School of Business comprise of Sasi Sunkara (Partner, McKinsey & Company), Unmesh Brahme (Country Head, Room to Read), Manish Ranjan (Co-founder & CEO, NanoHealth), Shiva Subramaniam (GVK Biosciences) and others.
Ahmad Ashkar, Founder and CEO of the Hult Prize Foundation said: “Since its inception in 2009 the Hult Prize has seen some remarkable talent emerge across the world, competing with fantastic ideas to solve the world’s toughest challenges.”
About the Hult Prize Foundation
The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship, which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues. The annual initiative is the world’s largest student competition and crowd-sourcing platform for social good, and has been funded by the Hult family since its inception in 2009. To learn more, visit www.hultprize.org.
About The Clinton Global Initiative
Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), an initiative of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. To date, CGI members have made more than 2,500 commitments, which are already improving the lives of more than 430 million people in over 180 countries. When fully funded and implemented, these commitments will be valued at $87.9 billion.