Mabel Zhang

Message from Campus Director

"It's not everyday that you have an opportunity to change the world. This is your chance to show the world you are dedicated to impact. See you in New York!"

Mabel Zhang

Win $1,000,000 in start-up funding

Competing in Hult Prize is easy



the 2019 President's challenge



your team



your team



your start-up idea


Workshop 2: Guest Lecture with Peter Joyce (RTI)

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Monday, October 22, 2018
Venue: Social Sciences 111
Location: N/A
Additional Info: Join us on Tuesday, October 30th, in Social Science 111 from 7-8pm for a guest speaker workshop with Peter Joyce. As the Senior Research & General Manager of the RTI Global Center for Youth Employment with experience designing "Ideathons" such as the Hult Prize, Peter will offer valuable guidance on ideation, business development, and strategic planning. We will devote the first 30 minutes to his lecture, the next 10 minutes to Q&A, and the final 20 minutes to hearing his feedback on your ideas.

Workshop 3: Working Session

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Monday, November 5, 2018
Venue: Social Sciences 119
Location: N/A
Additional Info: Bounce ideas off of mentors and fellow Hult Prize participants, get tips on your pitch, presentation, etc.

First Round Applications Due!

Time: 11:55 PM
Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Location: N/A
Additional Info: Apply online through the Hult Prie link and then submit your pitch deck to


Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Venue: The Bullpen
Location: 215 Morris Street
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Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Monday, December 3, 2018
Venue: Leaman Classroom, Fuqua
Location: N/A
Additional Info: All friends and colleagues are welcome to watch the event! Following the event, we will have a mix-and-mingle session with local social innovators/entrepreneurs.



Islamia University

587 teams registered


Daffodil International University

580 teams registered


Noakhali Science & Technology University

504 teams registered


Nirma University

492 teams registered


Khulna University Of Engineering & Technology (KUET)

417 teams registered

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.

Mabel Zhang

Hult Prize at Duke Campus Director

Beini Yin

Hult Prize at Duke Organizing Lead

Matt Nash

Managing Director, Duke Social I&E

Katherine Black

Program Coordinator, Duke Social I&E

Holly Ren

Net Impact Co-President

Joshua France

Net Impact Co-President

Join the world’s largest movement for social impact


If you have a team already and intend to participate, feel free to register ASAP. Please note that you do not need to submit your first round pitch deck until 11/14, and you should feel free to iterate/pivot your idea as necessary. FIRST ROUND: Please apply online here and submit a 5-6 slide deck to by 11/14@11:59pm. Your deck should include the problem you are trying to address, your solution, how your solution addresses the problem, and anything else you would like to share.

Team member 1* Captain
Team member 2*
Team member 3*
Team member 4 (optional)
About your team
* Your team requires at least 3 members and no more than 4, and must be compromised of current students. Alumni and faculty are not allowed to be official team members.

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