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Hult Prize Competition 2020 - Coming Soon

The campus competition round have concluded for the Hult Prize 2019, the worlds largest student competition for social good! This year's Hult Prize marks the 10th-anniversary of the competition. The challenge for each team involved is to "build the foundations of a venture that will provide meaningful work for 10,000 youth within the next decade." Each team that competes has the chance of winning $1 million in start-up capital to launch their world-changing social venture. 

Last year, Earlham sent two teams - Methane Hub and Mashinani Farmers Initiative - competed in the regional finals of the 2018 Hult Prize in San Franscisco and Mexico City. Read More →

Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism — Winner Announced!

On Saturday, May 4th,Quralew Co-Op received 1st place in the Final Round to the Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism. Quralew Co-Op took home $20,000 to start their social entrepreneurhsip which works towards reducing pollution and providing sustainable employment through waste management to improve the overall quality of life within the Southern Nation of Ethiopia. The students who will be managing this business are Bineyam Tumbo (Global Management, EC '21), Irving Barrera-Lopez (Biochemistry, EC '19), Bibi Mohamed (Politics & Geology, EC '22), and Ian Shriner (Biology, EC '21). In the Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism, teams of up to five students hone their business skills from their business ideas and elevator pitches to develop business plans to launch their social entrepreneurship endeavors.Read More →

Final Placements (2019)

  • 1st Place: Quralew Co-Op
  • 2nd Place: CooKool
  • 3rd Place: EcoVibe

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