Four Teams from An-Najah University Are Qualified to Compete in the Hult Prize Regional Summits
Four teams from An-Najah National University have been qualified to represent the University in the Hult Prize regional summits which are hosted in 25 different cities, representing all the geographic regions of the world.
The Regional Summits provide students from around the world an opportunity to showcase their innovative projects, learn from their peers and be inspired by a generation of young people who are committed to changing the world through business. The very best startups represented at each summit secure a spot in the world’s largest accelerator for impact at the Hult Castle in the U.K.
The 2019 Hult Prize is a challenge to student teams around the world to take on and act to develop a venture that will create 10,000 meaningful jobs for the youth within the next decade – with no restrictions in the industry of where these jobs come from. The challenge as announced by President Bill Clinton at the United Nations is: "For Us, By Us: The Global Youth Unemployment Challenge".
Speaking about their projects, An-Najah's teams said they are excited and honored on being chosen for the global prize, which attracts more than 100,000 entries from around the world.
Congratulating the students on their achievement, Professor Maher Natsheh, Acting President of An-Najah University expressed his pride of the new achievement and wished the University to achieve more progress.
- The Hult Prize is a startup accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD1Million.
- An-Najah NIRVATECHS team which includes four students, namely; Ghaith Khanfar, Tariq Hamail, Afaf Nasser and Lara Sbobah has been chosen to showcase their project in Melbourne City.
- An-Najah TUTOREAL team which includes four students, namely; Ola Baara, Russell Hussein, Wala'a AlKurd and Susan Rawajbeh has been chosen to showcase their project in the City of Paris.
- An-Najah Organo team includes three students, namely; Yasmine Hasiba and Saja Qabha and Amina Abu-Salha has been chosen to showcase their project in the City of London.
- An-Najah Story Out team includes three students, namely; Esraa Obaid, Ragheed Gnidi and Hadeel Abu Amsha has been chosen to showcase their project in the City of Paris.