This past weekend, six finalist teams in the 2017 global Hult Prize pitched social enterprise solutions to the refugee crisis as part of the 8th Annual Hult Prize and Awards Gala event at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. This year's Hult Prize Global Finals served as the official opening event for the 2017 United Nations Global Goals Week for the UNGA.
Two student teams comprised of SAF students headed to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Connect Conference, held in Oshawa, for 2 days of networking and presenting, and brought back 1st and 3rd place.
Master of Accounting (MAcc) students, Andy Lau, Lacsy Panchalingam , Anna Zuo, and Adnan Khan, at right, took home $4000 and first place at McMaster University's Fast Pace to the Case Competition (FPC).
Left to right: Lisa Tran, Keith Choy, Jade Choy, and Ryan Schmied
Late last week, Team Epoch emerged as the triumphant winner of the Hult Prize Regional Finals in London, England. Over 300 teams competed in this stage of the competition, which took place across the globe in London, Boston, San Francisco, Dubai, and Shanghai.