Evi Uwede

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"This is the Opportunity you've been waiting for yeah? This is your chance to change the world and your world! Are you just gonna keep reading this or start brainstorming? Remember if it doesn't challenge you it doesn't change you - Fred Devito. #Futarians let's show the world what we're made of, let's Reawaken Human Potential!"


Evi Uwede
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EVENT DETAIL

Hult PrizeAtFuta Quarter Finals

Time: 4:00 AM
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016
Venue: Prunedge Technologies House H6 Oba-ile Akure
Location: N/A

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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

Aboluwarin Kitan David
Aboluwarin Kitan David
Co-Founder Planet Nest
Aboluwarin Olaoluwa David popularly known as 'KitanDavid is the co-founder of Planet Nest (an incubation hub) in Akure focused on helping student entrepreneurs create and grow successful businesses. Kitan David while a university student competed in 21 competitions in and out of Africa and won 15 of them. He has served in different leadership positions some of which are: UNICEF Ambassador for Ife Central, Osun State. Microsoft Student Partner Nokia Research Centre, West Africa. Kitan David through Planet NEST has helped over 187 students spread across four (4) institutions in 2 years bring their ideas to life solving human problems and making profit.
Aminu Lookman Enitan
Aminu Lookman Enitan
Senator of the Nigerian Youth Parliament representing Lagos East Senatorial
Aminu Lookman Enitan is a young Nigerian, Senator of the Nigerian Youth Parliament representing Lagos East Senatorial District, the GooglePlus Administrator of the International Youth Council, the Chief Executive Officer of Luqcom Informatics (specializes in ICT for Technology, Education & Development[TED]), and also the Initiator and a member of the governing board of Titivator Hub, a NGO with a national network for empowerment and development of young people, and hold several leadership positions in various CSOs. A development worker with over 12 years’ experience in volunteerism with youth bodies, public policy formulation, private sector, government, NGOs, CSOs, women, and youth groups implementing integrated sustainable development programmes. He focuses his work on policy, advocacy and campaigns on development issues such as education, peace, reduced inequalities, climate justice, MDGs and the post 2015 development agenda at the local, national and global levels. He has served twice as a member of the Special Committee on Students Affairs to the Lagos State Government, an online contributor for over a decade for the UNICEF Voice of Youth platform, the Coordinator of the social media platform of the 9ja Beyond 2015 Global Youth Summit, Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, a 2015 awardee of the National Youth Service Corps for the MDGs Media Advocacy Project (MAP) in Plateau State, an enumerator for the My World Beyond 2015 global survey. He presently runs a series of Consultation and Thematic Dialogue for the Post 2015 Agenda for young persons and youth leaders in Nigeria, and has an ongoing project on integrating internally displaced persons back to school. He also spoke at 2016 UN Day Celebration which focused on IDPs in and around Nigeria and West Africa.
Ogunsola Joel
Ogunsola Joel
Co-Founder Prunedge Technologies ltd
Joel Ogunsola has strong passion for sustainable development, technology and social entrepreneurship. Professionally he serves as the founder/managing partner for Prunedge a social enterprise poised to advance humanity through technology. Prior to him co-founding Prunedge he was the Microsoft Education Technical Advisor for Microsoft Nigeria. He is the curator for TEDxAkure, an independently organized TED events. He also co-founded Ng HackerSpace, an open source hardware development community. A Microsoft Student Partner , he was one of the organizers of the Maker Faire Africa, Lagos, 2012 event, the first Maker Space event in Africa. Joel founded Tech4Dev - a technology non-profit organization that seeks to create proactive and reactive solutions to the world’s greatest problems, with primary focus on public health, education & Civic engagement.
Fatuase Dunsin
Fatuase Dunsin
Serial and social Entrepreneur
Dunsin Fatuase is a Serial and social Entrepreneur, fully out for the maximization of the Internet’s potential. Helping individuals, Businesses, thought leaders and youths take right charge of the internet for socio-economics development. He is a member of the Board of Advisers to a chapter of Intel Student Partners and Google’s WomenTechMakers. A Mozilla Local Coach as he currently serves with the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) under the Tac-International, Paris as the Youth Ambassador to Nigeria. Managing Director at PromageMedia and the Founder, Tech&Teens Initiative; focusing on developing young people, kids and teens alike on “How to Code”, Online Safety for kids and non-techies and technological complaints of Girls.
Olusola Amusan
Olusola Amusan
Trainer, Author, Social Entrepreneur Microsoft Nigeria Country Manager
Olusola Amusan, is the Author of Are You Branded or Stranded (2010), a global shaper of the World Economic Forum, the youngest member of the Country Support Mechanism (CSM) of the Global Community Engagement & Resilience Fund in Nigeria and the President of the 8th Session of the African Youth and Governance Conference. He passionate about social entrepreneurship as a key to unlocking Africa's immense potential. Olusola is strongly concerned about subjects such as unemployment and its economic impact, literacy, eradicating poverty and inspiring leadership, through the effective deployment and use of big data, mobility, social media and cloud technologies. In 2014, he was appointed as the head of Corporate Citizenship at Microsoft Nigeria, Olusola is responsible for driving all non-profit initiatives, social investments and impact oriented engagements for the subsidiary within the larger Middle East and Africa group. He is also an author, conference speaker, trainer and local Development Professional- widely acclaimed as one of Africa’s Youngest Growth Consultants. Before Microsoft, Olusola has worked on projects involving the World Bank, Model UN, First Bank of Nigeria, Youth bridge Foundation Ghana, Zambia & Johannesburg, Schwarzkopf Foundation Germany, GIZ, Ashoka US as well as Entrepreneur Organization in the United States. He studied Executive Leadership at eCORNEL, a Cornell University program and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science with focus on eLearning systems in FUTA. He currently studies at Philanthropy University, focuses on Non-Profit Strategies for developing economies and is on the Curators University Team. www.curators.ng

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.

Isaac Oluwatemilorun

Isaac Oluwatemilorun

Design Expert

Chitoo Osakwe

Chitoo Osakwe

Team Co-ordinator

Onoigboria Osas

Onoigboria Osas

Team lead Budget-Committee

Oluwabusayo Oluwajuyitan

Oluwabusayo Oluwajuyitan

Team lead Judges-Committee

Olamide Ilori

Member Organising Committee

Badmos Aisha

Badmos Aisha

Team Lead Welfare-Committee

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