Announcing HULT Prize @ BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

Students tackle “URBAN CROWDED SPACES” participating in the 2016 Hult Prize at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus.

Dubai, 23 November 2015:
Hult Prize at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus is taking place on 5 December 2015 at the BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus. Recognized by President Bill Clinton and TIME Magazine as one of the top five ideas changing the world for the better, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus is hosting its first ever Hult Prize@ event.

“It’s not everyday that you have an opportunity to change the world. A team that will be represent all of BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus at the upcoming Hult Prize Regional Finals happening on March 13, 2016. This is the chance to show the world that BPDC is dedicated to Impact.”

The 2016 Hult Prize challenge focuses on “Building sustainable, scalable and fast-growing social enterprises that doubles the income of 10 million people residing in Crowded Urban Spaces by better connecting people, goods, service and capital” and will see over 20 teams competing. These teams are coming from BITS Pilani undergraduate programs to test their grit in building a viable solution to this global social issue.

Judges for the Hult Prize at BPDC comprise of Aberto Bustani, Head of Business at Spiderfrogs (LinkedIn); and T. P. Anand, Strategy Advisor at Motivaluate Consulting & Training FZ LLC (LinkedIn).

 

If you are a student at BITS Pilani, Dubai or Hyderabad Campus, it’s not too late to register – the deadline is 25 November 2015! See www.celbpdc.org/hult/ for more information.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 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.

 

HP@BPDC

Regards,

Siddhant Gupta
Campus Director
HULT Prize @ BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus
http://www.hultprizeat.com/bitspilanidubai