An-Najah's Eco Builderz Team Advances to Hult Prize Global Accelerator
With an outstanding presentation and specific steps to prove that their project actually works, Eco Builderz Team from An-Najah National University advances to the Global Accelerator of the Hult-Prize which will be held at Hult International Business School in Boston, USA, this summer.
The team will be immersed in an intensive 6-week program which aims to refine and build upon their social venture. Student entrepreneurs are introduced to crucial business concepts and work hand in hand with Hult Prize staff and experts to take their social venture to the next level. At the conclusion of this stage of the competition, six teams are selected to move on to the Global Finals.
Eco Builderz Team includes students Aya Odeh and Nour Abdi from the Department of Public Relations and Communication, student Jawdat Labada from the Department of Civil Engineering, and student Abdullah Ghazal from the Graphic Design Department at the University.
The team competed in the Regional Finals of the competition, which was held in Lisbon on Saturday, May7 2022 via Zoom technology to qualify for the competition in the next stage, which is the "business accelerator", which is to be held at the headquarters of the parent institution "Hult International Business". School" in Boston, USA, during the next summer. During this stage, the team will receive intensive training from experts and businessmen to select the best 6 teams in the world to compete in the final stage, which will be held next September at the headquarters of the United Nations in the United States of America.
Founded by Ahmad Ashkar, the Hult Prize is one of the world’s most acclaimed entrepreneurship programs operating on more than 3000 university campuses in 121 countries and is a benchmark startup challenge for social entrepreneurship