Students from the Telfer School of Management have placed among the top student leaders in Canada at the Enactus National competition that was held in Calgary, Alberta from April 28-30, 2014. This success comes on the heels of many accomplishments this year, including huge success at the Enactus Regional Exposition.

Ajmal Sataar won Student Leader of the Year, and Kathleen Kemp was named the HSBC Woman Leader of Year, Central Canada, and was the runner up nationally. The team won 6 other awards, and was a Semi-Finalist among the Top 8 teams in Canada.

“These are tremendous accomplishments that speak to our students’ personal dedication and hard work” said Stephen Daze, the Telfer School’s faculty advisor for Enactus uOttawa.

Awards received:

  • First Place in the TD Entrepreneurship Challenge Central Canada
  • First Place in the Capital One Financial Education Challenge Central Canada
  • First Place for Best Project in the RBC Newcomer Advancement Project Fund
  • Third Place in the Scotiabank Ecoliving Green Challenge
  • Third Place for Best Project in the Walmart Women's Economic Empowerment Grant
  • Ajmal Sataar - Student Leader of the Year
  • Kathleen Kemp - HSBC Women Leader of the Year, Central Canada, and Runner Up nationally
  • Stephen Daze - John Dobson Fellow for his work with the team as a Faculty Advisor
  • Semi-Finalist in the National Competition, Top 8 in Canada

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