"We believe that even a simple idea, when well executed, has the potential to create a big change. In fireflies, we aim to transform refugee re-settlements into cultural hubs thereby creating a country inside another" - Team FireFlies

"We believe that even a simple idea, when well executed, has the potential to create a big change. In fireflies, we aim to transform refugee re-settlements into cultural hubs thereby creating a country inside another" - Team FireFlies
Jeeva Mathew

Message from Campus Director


"It's not everyday that you have an opportunity to change the world. A team of you will be representing all of us at the upcoming Hult Prize National Finals happening on January 2017. This is our chance to show the world that our institution is dedicated to Impact. Wish you all the very best."


Jeeva Mathew
jeeva.mathew@yif.ashoka.edu.in

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HULT PRIZE @ ASHOKA UNIVERSITY

Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Sunday, November 27, 2016
Venue: ASHOKA UNIVERSITY
Location: Plot No. 2, Rajiv Gandhi Education City
Post Office Rai, Near Rai Police Station
Sonepat, Rai, HARYANA, 131029

HULT PRIZE AT BILLBOARD

1

Lagos State University

215 teams registered

2

Government Degree College,Porumamilla

200 teams registered

3

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

181 teams registered

4

National University of Sciences and Technology

133 teams registered

5

Cairo University

108 teams registered

Judges

Sandeep Chachra
Sandeep Chachra
Executive Director, Actionaid India
Sandeep Chachra is a social anthropologist by training, and a development activist who has lived and worked with indigenous people and dalit communities in India. He is currently the Executive Director of ActionAid India. Sandeep is an active part of a collective in developing the Global Economic Literacy and Budget Accountability platform , and the South South Peoples Solidarity Forum . He has been involved with the work of peasant movements in Asia and Africa and has been a keen supporter of developing social movement platforms. He is also currently working on developing the South Asia processes for the World Forum of Alternatives.
Alpana Srivastava
Alpana Srivastava
Investment Professional, Asha Impact
Alpana covers the financial inclusion and livelihoods sectors at Asha Impact. She manages the investments in Unitus Seed Fund, Gawa Capital, Varthana and Grameen Impact as well as ecosystem initiatives including the IIC, Sankalp and the VilCap FinTech Accelerator. Previously, Alpana has worked as a strategy consultant at Intellecap, a pioneering social sector advisory firm providing services to India-focused social enterprises, impact investors, DFIs and foundations, and as an engineer at Jindal Steel and Power.
Manu Singh
Manu Singh
Chairman of Sarva Dharma Samvaad(SDS)
Manu Singh is currently the Chairman of Sarva Dharma Samvaad (SDS). In the past He has served as the Vice president and a media secretary of WORLD COUNCIL OF ARYA SAMAJ (SARVDESHIK ARYA PRATINIDHI SABHA- the highest body of the Arya Samaj which is the greatest socio-spiritual movement in India). He was also a convener and a trustee of the renowned organization- Sarva Dharma Sansad or Parliament of Religions. Along with socio religious platforms he has also served as an honorary consultant of Bandha Mukti Morcha, an internationally acclaimed NGO working against bonded labors in the India, A convener of Anupam Sarva Sewa Samiti which is working in kumaon(uttarakhand) for the upliftment of the hilly people and closely associated with international organizations like KAIICID, Religion for peace, World economic forum and Art of the living.During his career he has directed various campaigns against casteism, communalism, gender equality, child labors, communal harmony, India Pakistan friendship, tribal welfare, oppression and corruption free society and the environment protection.

Organizing Committee

In a few short years, the Hult Prize has become one of the most prestigious student competitions in existence today, offering teams unparalleled opportunities and resources. With the goal of educating and engaging students at its core, this truly international prize has created a platform to support the launch of social enterprises that are tackling seemingly intractable global challenges.

Aishwarya Chaturvedi

Aishwarya Chaturvedi

Core Team

Puneet Grover

Puneet Grover

Core Team

Aaishwarya Jain

Aaishwarya Jain

Agenda Manager

Prachi Palod

Prachi Palod

Marketing/Public Relations

Aayushman Chakraborty

Aayushman Chakraborty

Facilities Coordinator

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ASHOKA UNIVERSITY REGISTRATION FORM

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Team member 2*
Team member 3*
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* Your team requires at least 3 members and no more than 4, and must be comprised of current students, with the option of one alumni member.