“Managing a business while pursuing education is a remarkable feat and we are extremely proud of all the student participants, “said Adam Shapiro, EO Cape Town and GSEA National Chair. He further added, “The judges will evaluate participants based on their entrepreneurial spirit and their demonstration of business fundamentals applied in their respective businesses. We look forward to finding out who will go on to represent South Africa at the Global Finals later this year.”
Still in his teens, Julián Ríos Cantú is determined to radically improve breast cancer prevention and detection around the world.
The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards honor the best and brightest students who run businesses in between classes – no small feat, considering the majority of us find school alone tough to ride out.
WHEN Ateneo Management of Applied Chemistry students Kathryn Castillo, Bernice Dee, Francesca Ocampo, Pianne Sinfuego, Phobe Vaño and Chase Yao came together to start their business in June 2015, it was for the sole purpose of fulfilling their course requirements. But in just a few months’ time, they developed a near-impossible-to-create product, won an international entrepreneurship competition and, later, even expanded their product line.
For the first time in Sri Lanka, The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) together with Spiralation, Startup Sri Lanka, AIESEC, Global Tutor and Tellida present to you the EO Global Student Entrepreneur Awards, a premier awards program for students who are currently involved in a bachelor’s degree whilst also running a business.
These young individuals use their entrepreneurial mindset to get things done. These people strive to find ways to change the current equilibrium.