Global Entrepreneurship Week went off spectacularly with busy events, selfies, and the winners of the Innovation Challenge announced!
Context: Eight teams of Middlesex University and Penn State students worked over 3 weeks to develop a solution to a problem they observed in one of four categories: green technology, in-the-home, social entrepreneurship, and technology. Here are the top 3 teams:
1st place- Team 5
A solution to the consequences of living with menstruation in developing communities. **This team has a won a trip to Croatia for Summer Jam 2015!
Team members: Matt Malencia (PSU), Matt Ciarrocca (PSU), Ogonna Amukamara (MDX), Elena Burykh (MDX)
2nd Place- Team 2
Exposing children to different cultures through intercultural television.
Team members: Yixuan (Heather) Li (PSU), Brandon Leshchinskiy (PSU), Anuwat Rattanaphan (MDX), Angieszka Pacholczak (MDX)
3rd Place- Team 7
“Flowinity”- A social media friendly computer interface
Team members: Mykola Korenovskyi (PSU), Amanda Crittenden (PSU), Taha Waseem (MDX), Priscilla Ross (MDX)
Other participating teams included:
Team 1: Abraham DeHart (PSU), Jaehong Kim (PSU), David Gutierrez (MDX), Raluca Curcan (MDX)
Team 3: Jacob Dotts (PSU), Bryan Adams (PSU), Todorova Silviya (MDX), Michelle Moshiri (MDX)
Team 4: Vamshi Voruganti (PSU), Alexandra Brennan (PSU), Ben McCullough (MDX), Kerry Charalambous (MDX)
Team 6: Damien Morel (PSU), Misun Lee (PSU), Jorawar Singh (MDX), Gabriel Farias (MDX)
Team 8: Frank Gray (PSU), Abdulla Alshehhi (PSU), Shikkum Limbu (MDX), Sonam Sherpa (MDX)