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Redesigning Fashion: University of Calcutta organises Hult Prize 2023

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Posted on 06 Jan 2023
18:41 PM

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Summary
The world's biggest social entrepreneurship competition, Hult Prize is arranged in collaboration with Hult Business School and United Nations
We are exhilarated to unveil the 'Tribe Cafe' Kolkata as our food sponsor

Hult prize is an aboriginal island of excellence for charming brains who want to make the world a better place through social entrepreneurship.

The world's biggest social entrepreneurship competition, Hult Prize is arranged in collaboration with Hult Business School and United Nations. Since 2009, every year 42nd President of USA, Bill Clinton announces a challenge focused on meeting UN sustainable development goals, where more than 100,000 students spanning across the globe in over 2,000 universities from 130 countries participate in teams and compete to brainstorm a successful business idea based on this challenge. Finally, after striving through 4 major stages of the competition i.e On-Campus [Year-round] → Summits [June and July] → Global Accelerator [September] → Finals [September]. The winning team gets $1 million to turn their business idea into reality where every dollar they earn through their enterprise makes a direct impact in solving the planet's most pressing issues.

Hult Prize 2023 challenge to the budding entrepreneurs is ‘Redesigning Fashion’. It aims at creating a profitable social venture to enhance the fashion/ clothing industry and help solve environmental issues and societal problems attached to the fashion/clothing industry

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University of Calcutta

We, Hult Prize 2023 organising committee of University of Calcutta, as a part of the On-Campus programme, are inviting highly successful individuals with admirable entrepreneurial pedigree to conduct online interactive sessions on sustainable developmental growth and enrich the participating students with valuable insights regarding the fashion industry from a business point of view.

On 6 January, Mayura Davda Shah will be glorifying the position of the guest speaker. She is the founder and creative director at M A Y U, a brand which greatly values and proves sustainability, ethics, craftsmanship and empowerment through its timeless eco-friendly luxury products.

On 8January, we were privileged to have Tanmaya Goswami, Fashion business strategist ~ founder of Fashion Business Consulting. Her prowess lies in helping fashion business owners to maximize their potential profitable output by improving productivity, operations and other pivotal factors.

We are exhilarated to unveil the 'Tribe Cafe' Kolkata as our food sponsor. A sprawling lavish cafe with books, open mic, art space operating across 3 different outlets based in our dearest City of Joy. Hult Prize 2023 University of Calcutta On-Campus organising committee expresses sincere gratitude to TRIBE for joining hands with us to make this event a grand success.

We are grateful to "The Unbranded Company" for joining us as our in-kind sponsor. With Hult Prize 2023 challenge being "Redesigning Fashion", we are proud to receive a fashion company as our sponsor which is not just a regular clothing brand but believes in the doctrine of ‘No label: a brand but unbranded’ whilst delivering luxury, sheer quality and comfort.

Standing close to the zero hour, we hereby wish all the Hult Prize 2023 On-Campus participants aka potential CHANGEMAKERS of this world, best of luck and heartily thank The Telegraph Edugraph, our media partner for their overwhelming cooperation.

Last updated on 06 Jan 2023
18:41 PM
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