Team Unnati won this year's Hult Prize! They will continue on to the regional competition in Boston and represent the University of Tampa!

Team Unnati won this year's Hult Prize! They will continue on to the regional competition in Boston and represent the University of Tampa!
Khadijah Khan

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"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. This is our chance to show the world that the University of Tampa is dedicated to Impact. See you in New York!"


Khadijah Khan
khadijah.khan@spartans.ut.edu

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EVENT DETAIL

University of Tampa Hult Prize

Time: 1:00 PM
Date: Friday, December 9, 2016
Venue: 8th Floor of Innovation and Collaboration Building
Location: 820 West North A Street
Tampa, Florida, 33606

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

Devin Thorpe
Devin Thorpe
Founder of Your Mark on the World Center & Forbes Contributor
Devin Thorpe, founder of the Your Mark on the World Center, calls himself a champion of social good. He writes about and advocates for those who are doing good. He travels extensively as a volunteer doing service, as a journalist finding heroes and as a speaker sharing what he’s learned. As a Forbes Contributor, he covers social entrepreneurship and impact investing. He’s produced over 500 episodes of his Your Mark on the World show featuring luminary change agents. His books on personal finance and crowd-funding draw on his entrepreneurial finance experience as an investment banker, CFO, treasurer, and mortgage broker, helping people use financial resources to do good. Previously he worked on the U.S. Senate Banking committee staff and earned an MBA at Cornell.
Betty Otter-Nickerson
Betty Otter-Nickerson
President of Sage Software
Ms. Otter-Nickerson is known for her insightful approach to leadership and the ability to build trust and consensus toward the realization of common goals for international for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. She thrives on change and has a passion for turning dreams into tangible, sustainable outcomes, building overall value for the enterprise. Most recently Ms. Otter-Nickerson has been doing independent consulting across multiple business domains. She served as the President of the Sage North America Healthcare Division from 2010 - 2011, where she was responsible for the strategic vision and operational oversight of the $240M Healthcare Division, representing 1/3 of the organization’s NA revenue, managing a workforce of approximately 1,200 employees across 5 offices throughout Florida, Arizona, Massachusetts, and New York. The business was sold to a private equity firm in November 2011 and Ms. Otter-Nickerson stayed on for transition through December 2011. After beginning her professional life in social work, Ms. Otter-Nickerson’s career has extended to the corporate and nonprofit arenas. Prior to joining Sage she was the COO of the LIVESTRONG Foundation, where she provided executive leadership for the foundation’s activities and was instrumental in the development and growth of the LIVESTRONG Survivorship Center of Excellence Network, gaining international recognition for the network as an innovative, reputable, and sustainable model of cancer survivorship care in large academic medical centers as well community practice settings. Ms. Otter-Nickerson pursued entrepreneurial and risk-based ventures as the president and CEO of both Gallery Watch and Vincera Software.
Ethan Lewis
Ethan Lewis
Serial Entrepreneur
Ethan Lewis is serial entrepreneur and proud UT graduate. Having started and sold a few businesses since graduating UT, his area of expertise include Consumer Packaged Goods and Technology. Lewis currently has equity positions in a Diabetes Consumer Products business which sells into the healthcare and direct to consumer; and a technology business which offers SAAS for automotive dealers.
Elizabeth Dunn
Elizabeth Dunn
Tampa Bay Refugee Task Force
Ms. Elizabeth Dunn, MPH, CPH, has focused on domestic and international response and recovery efforts to natural disasters and other humanitarian crises. Since 2012, she has worked at the University of South Florida ?(USF) ?as Assistant? ?Director of the Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Relief & Homeland Security (GHH)? graduate and undergraduate academic programs. She serves as an undergraduate faculty member at USF teaching courses focusing on human security, disaster management, and international humanitarian assistance. She ?strives to work with students to address needs in the community and was awarded the Tampa/Hillsborough County Human Rights Award? in December 2015.? She works closely with the Tampa Bay Refugee Task Force and serves as Vice-Chair of the Health and Social Services Technical Advisory Committee for the Hillsborough County Post-Disaster Redevelopment Plan?, and is a Disaster Action Team (DAT) lead and instructor for the American Red Cross.
Jamie Egasti
Jamie Egasti
President of the Global Food & Beverage Business
Jamie Egasti is a business leader and innovator with over 37 years experience in Consumer Packaged goods and Marketing Technology and Media services. Jamie spent 30 years at Procter & Gamble, leading the development and global launch of new innovations including Febreze and Swiffer, before becoming President of the Global Food & Beverage Business. Jamie was the CEO of the Folgers Coffee Company and then Catalina, where he lead the transformation from an analog coupon provider to a data enabled digital media company. Jamie has served on the Corporate Board of Advisors to the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and is active with the United Way and Social Venture Partners. Jamie is a 1979 graduate of Harvard University.

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.

Daniel Holahan

Daniel Holahan

Vice President of Operations

Schuyler Gillispie

Schuyler Gillispie

Vice President of Internal Marketing

Sarah Crocker

Sarah Crocker

Vice President of External Marketing

Morgan Fowler

Morgan Fowler

Vice President of Finance

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