Hult Prize

This year's challenge was "Refugees - Reawakening Human Potential": Restoring the rights and dignity of 10M people by 2022
Here's how the recycling industry currently works in Mexico: There are no proper waste management systems in slums, or a
Today, over a fifth of the world's population remain perpetually invisible, over one in five people do not officially count. But they do, because every person counts. We need to give them the option to take off their invisibility cloaks when and if they choose.
With the planned addition of another 212 kilometers to the wall and the ongoing enforcement of severe isolation policies, how will the Palestinian people ever be expected to rise out of poverty? The answer is social entrepreneurship.
NanoHealth is a social enterprise that was founded by a student team from the Indian School of Business, winners of the 2014
It was an honor being the Campus Director of world's largest student event for social change. I was extremely excited for the job I was chosen for; a perfect execution of a classic dream which I was always passionate about- social engagement to change the world for good.
There is, however, a new trend that is emerging. It is a change in attitude wherein one may be able to help another, and
One influencer who has profoundly inspired their work is the Chilean Architect Alejandro Aravena. Through participatory design
If we go back to the core and think about what the Egyptians asked for five years ago, we find ourselves facing a massive challenge. The past couple of years have shown us that changes will only come if we invest in fresh perspectives.
There is a lot of value in transforming an idea into a viable business, and there is a lot of importance in creating social
As the first Campus Director for the Hult Prize@ University of New South Wales, I had one simple goal: to make everyone on campus well aware of the Hult Prize, the world's largest student competition for the creation of new social enterprises. I learned a lot over these past few months, as both an entrepreneur and leader.
As the tumultuous, polymorphous startup culture continues to develop in London, entrepreneurs and their supporters would
I started to encourage people to participate in our local competition by framing it differently: I told them that it would be just like playing, a way to relax, to get out of their routine, and at the end of the day, the worst thing that could happen was that could end up winning a million dollars.
This past weekend, more than 1,200 talented student entrepreneurs traveled from around the world to pitch their game-changing ideas at the Hult Prize Regional competition, aiming to double the income of 10 million people living in urban slums.
There is incredible potential for technology to help people work toward the behavior change that's central to improving health
India is a young country. At present, 66 percent of India's population is under the national average age of 26 years. In the next decade and a half, more than 13 million Indians annually will enter the workforce for the first time.
Widely regarded as the "Nobel Prize for students," the Hult Prize challenges university students from around the world to dream up ideas for profitable startups that aim to solve humanity's greatest challenges.
Breakthroughs in our understanding of the developing brain, converging evidence from program evaluation, and a growing political consensus regarding the unique developmental potential of young children make this an extraordinarily powerful moment for early education policy and practice.
In Indonesia, there are big questions to be resolved surrounding early childhood education. Projects like Sanggarai are a great start, but only have momentary impact.
As I near graduation, I've noticed my peers and I suddenly have a checklist of criteria our first job has to fit. It must be financially successful, intellectually stimulating, something we are "passionate" about, and a benefit to society.