[PAST EVENT] Hult Prize Competition 2017

November 14, 2016
5:30pm - 8pm
Alan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Brinkley Commons
101 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location

The Hult Prize is a student competition to develop social ventures surrounding a yearly challenge. The initiative aims to serve as a launchpad for social startups and groom the next generation of social entrepreneurs. Open to undergraduate and graduate students from universities around the globe, teams compete for USD $1 Million in seed capital to launch and scale their social venture. Students at William & Mary could get the opportunity to implement their initiative, to get advice from business leaders across the world, and change the lives of refugees across the world. This year?s challenge is ?Refugees: Unlocking Human Potential.? 

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Christine Mahoney is an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Politics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy (UVA) and Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Virginia. Her new book, Failure and Hope, tackles the daunting subject of the Global Refugee Crisis. Find more info on her and her book here: http://www.failureandhope.org/