Change:water is the Hult Prize @ MIT Winning team. Change:water aims to improve safe access to water & sanitation for vulnerable families. Congratulations and good luck in the next phase!

Change:water is the Hult Prize @ MIT Winning team. Change:water aims to improve safe access to water & sanitation for vulnerable families. Congratulations and good luck in the next phase!
Gabriela Werneck

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"Do you want to be part of an opportunity to change the world? It is not everyday that you can have this chance. Register to Hult Prize@ MIT. A team of you will be representing all of us at the upcoming Hult Prize Regional Finals happening on March 12, 2017. Let's show the world that MIT is dedicated to Impact. See you in New York!"


Gabriela Werneck
gwerneck@mit.edu

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Hult Prize @ MIT: Final Pitches

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Venue: Martin Trust Center, room 163
Location: 1 Amherst St
Cambridge, MA, 02142
Additional Info: Join us on the MIT quarterfinals of this year’s Hult Prize Challenge – you don't want to miss it! This is a unique opportunity to see the best of MIT looking to improve the lives of people and societies who are forced into motion due to social injustices, politics, economic pressures, climate change and war. Our teams of students from MIT's MBA, PhD and undergraduate programs will test their ability to create viable solutions to this global issue. Look forward to seeing you on Dec 7th! Register your team to compete - the deadline is Dec 5th.

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

John Tirman
John Tirman
Executive Director at MIT's Center for International Studies
John Tirman is the executive director and a principal research scientist at MIT's Center for International Studies. Tirman is author, or coauthor and editor, of twelve books on international affairs, including, most recently, Dream Chasers: Immigration and the American Backlash (MIT Press, 2015) and The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America’s Wars (Oxford University Press, 2011). Earlier work includes The Fallacy of Star Wars (1984), the first important critique of strategic defense, and Spoils of War: The Human Cost of America's Arms Trade (1997). In addition, he has published more than 100 articles in periodicals such as the The Nation, Boston Globe, New York Times, Washington Post, Esquire, Wall Street Journal, and Boston Review. Before coming to MIT in 2004, he was program director of the Social Science Research Council. From 1986 to 1999, Tirman was executive director of the Winston Foundation for World Peace, a leading funder of work to prevent nuclear war and promote non-violent resolution of conflict. In 1999–2000, Tirman was Fulbright Senior Scholar in Cyprus and produced an educational website on the conflict. He is a trustee of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting and chair of the International Civil Society Action Network.
Caroline Carmichael
Caroline Carmichael
Senior Vice President and Head of Operations
aroline Carmichael is a Senior Vice President and Head of Operations for Sector Solutions Americas, Global Alternatives and Global Relationship Management where she leads the Consultant Relations, Market Entry Solutions, Salesforce.com and Request for Proposal teams. Ms. Carmichael has more than 25 years of experience in international banking, finance and investing. Prior to her current role, she headed up State Street’s Global Relationship Management program. She joined State Street in 2007 from Brown Brothers Harriman where she spent 13 years as a Global Sales and Relationship Manager and Subcustodian Network Manager. Her experience also includes positions as Investment Officer and Financial Officer for the Czech and Slovak American Enterprise Fund in both Prague and Bratislava, Relationship Manager and Financial Analyst for Citibank’s World Corporate Group in Paris, and Corporate Trader for ABN Bank in Atlanta. Ms. Carmichael holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from Clemson University and a Master of Business Administration in finance and international business from New York University. She also completed the International Management Program at ESADE Business School in Barcelona and the International Women’s Forum Fellows Leadership Program at Harvard Business School and INSEAD. Ms. Carmichael is a board member of Breakthrough Greater Boston, serves on its Finance Committee and chairs its Investment Committee.
Fotini Christia
Fotini Christia
Associate Professor of Political Science
Fotini Christia is an Associate Professor of Political Science. She received her PhD in Public Policy at Harvard University in 2008 and has received a Harvard Academy fellowship and an inaugural Andrew Carnegie fellowship among others. Her research interests deal with issues of conflict and cooperation in the Muslim world, and she has worked out of Afghanistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iraq, Yemen and the Palestinian Territories. Her book, Alliance Formation in Civil Wars, published by Cambridge University Press in 2012, was awarded the Luebbert Award for Best Book in Comparative Politics, the Lepgold Prize for Best Book in International Relations and the Distinguished Book Award of the Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Section of the International Studies Association. Her research has also appeared in Science, The Review of Economic Studies, The Journal of Development Economics, The American Political Science Review, and The Journal of Comparative Politics, among other journals. Fotini has written opinion pieces for Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. She graduated magna cum laude with a joint BA in Economics-Operations Research and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University in 2001.

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.

Marisa DeAngelis

Marisa DeAngelis

Co-Director & Student Teams coordinator

Pattapon (Tay) Kasemtanakul

Pattapon (Tay) Kasemtanakul

Events coordinator

Maurie Carr

Maurie Carr

Judges coordinator

Lakmini Kidder

Lakmini Kidder

Speakers coordinator

Bensey Schnip

Bensey Schnip

Public Relations coordinator

Antonia Brahm

Antonia Brahm

Content coordinator

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