We are proud to present the winners of Hult Prize at Kathmandu University, "Team Utopia"

We are proud to present the winners of Hult Prize at Kathmandu University, "Team Utopia"
Shreesti Guragain

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 Regional Finals happening on March 12, 2016. This is our chance to show the world that our institution is dedicated to Impact. See you in New York!"


Shreesti Guragain
guragainshreesti@gmail.com

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Registration Deadline for Hult Prize at KU

Time: 2:00 PM
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016
Venue: Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel
Location: Dhulikhel
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Orientation and Mentorship session for the participants

Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016
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Hult Prize at KU- Social entrepreneurship competition

Time: 8:45 PM
Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016
Venue: Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel
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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

Niraj Khanal
Niraj Khanal
CEO of Antarprerana
Mr. Niraj Khanal is known for entrepreneurial leadership programs in Nepal. Mr. Khanal is also affiliated as the Representative for PUM, Netherlands senior experts; providing Nepali companies to get Dutch senior experts, as per their needs and requirements. He has recently accomplished first business accelerator, through his affiliation with Dutch impact investment management company.
Narottam Aryal
Narottam Aryal
Executive Director of King's College
Mr. Narottam Aryal, Principal/Executive Director of King's College, Kathmandu was recently awarded as the Manager of the Year.The college under his leadership has made a dramatic progress over the last three years in terms of organizational performance and management with efficiency, effectiveness and innovations, making substantial impact over the Nepalese societies. He was also the general manager of CG education system. CG groups is the largest conglomerate of Nepal.
Aashish Adhikari
Aashish Adhikari
Founder and CEO of Red Mud
Aashish Adhikari is the founder of Red Mud, which is one of the most famous and growing chains of coffee shops in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Umes Shrestha
Umes Shrestha
Founder at Empowerment Academy
Umes Shrestha is the founder at Empowerment Academy which which primarily focuses to empower teachers (and students) through trainings, workshops, collaboration, and mentorship. He is also the editor of NELTA. NELTA ELT Forum is the official blog of Nepal English Language Teachers' Association. The blog come up with monthly issues covering a range of subjects related to English language teaching, research and education as a whole. He is the co-founder of presentation stuffs and also the editor of various other magazines.
Suman Shakya
Suman Shakya
Founder at Smart Paani
Suman Shakya is an entrepreneur, consultant and a trainer. Co-Founder at SmartPaani, a private company encouraging rainwater harvesting and sustainable water management in Nepal including groundwater, wastewater treatment. SmartUrja looks after biogas, waste to energy, solar and consulting services. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and he is working towards building and expanding the startup entrepreneurial ecosystem through Nepal Entrepreneurs's Hub. Co-organising Startup Weekend Kathmandu events, meetups, mentoring, coaching, nurturing startups and helping companies grow. Rooster Logic, a big data company focused on research and monitoring was born out of such a journey.
Rupesh krishna Shrestha
Rupesh krishna Shrestha
Asst. Professor of Entrepreneurship and Marketing at Kathmandu University
Mr. Rupesh Krishna Shrestha is an assistant professor at Kathmandu University and the coordinator of the business incubator at Kathmandu University,school of Management. He is passionate about delivering progressive higher education and is working towards bringing innovation to the teaching and learning environment in his classrooms. He established the first business incubator in academia in Nepal at Kathmandu University School of Management. The business incubator at the university is established to make higher management education practical and entrepreneurial by fostering and encouraging the young minds to contribute through launching Start Ups. He finished his MPhil in management and eMBA from Kathmandu University School of Management and his BSc from University of Nebraska at Kearney. He is also involved with different companies and institution as investor, advisor and board member.
Nikita Acharya
Nikita Acharya
CEO and co-founder at Urban Girls
Nikita Acharya is the CEO and co-founder of Urban girls, the most successful e-portals in Nepal. Urban Girls has been promoting and selling products that has been made by 2015 earthquake victims, differently abled people and marginalized people. The company also focuses on empowering woman and that is why 90% of the people working there are females.
Deepesh Das Shrestha
Deepesh Das Shrestha
Senior External Relations Associate, UNHCR
UNHCR is a United Nations programme mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country. UNHCR Nepal continues to advocate for lasting solutions for the remaining refugees from Bhutan in Nepal following the conclusion of the group resettlement programme. Key activities include the implementation of small-scale host community support projects and the enhancement of protection and community services. These aim to benefit both refugees and host communities with a view to strengthening joint support mechanisms with linkages to district-level referral services.
Deepa Dixit
Deepa Dixit
Protection Associate, UNHCR
Ms. Deepa Dixit is a humanitarian professional with 12 years of national and international professional experience in (Asia and Africa) in refugee protection and durable solutions. She has been working in UNHCR as a protection associate.

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