The first info session was held on Wednesday, October 23. This session provided the opportunity to provide more details about Hult Prize and this year’s challenge.
Some 80 people attended the event during which a presentation of the ESSECT Hult Prize Team along with a review of the experience of the former competitors in Hult Prize.
The event was enhanced by the presence of Linda Oueslati regional assistant analyst in the Europe Middle East North Africa (EMENA ) region who gave a briefing about her experience of the Hult Prize.
Campus Director at Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis Mohamed Ghayadhi said in his Facebook page:” While others chose to normalize climate change, you chose to act in order to save this planet’s future as Mahatma Gandhi said: “The future depends on what we do in the present”. Now, you have taken the first initiative by enrolling to the Hult prize program and attending the info session. However your journey just started, we will accompany you throughout the way. “
The Hult Prize ESSEC Tunis presents the concept of Hult Prize on its social media page, saying that “by participating in Hult Prize On Campus program in your university, you will gain the needed skills to transform your idea into a sustainable project.
The winning team from the program will have a guaranteed spot in the Regional summit, host in more than 27 different countries around the world. Bringing together people from different cultures and backgrounds, It offers you the opportunity to showcase your innovative ideas, learn from your peers, to inspire and be inspired by a generation of young leaders determined to change the world through their different perceptive of business.
More than 45 teams will make it to the world’s largest accelerator, taking place in Ashridge Castle London, and the top 6 teams will pitch their ideas for 1 Million USD in startup funding at the United Nations Headquarters in New York”.