The following press release was published by SFU Public Affairs and Media Relations.
A team of entrepreneurial Simon Fraser University students competing at this weekend’s Enactus Canada western regional exposition will advance to the nationals, while another SFU teammate has been recognized with a top leadership award.
The student-team from Enactus SFU secured a win in the Capital One Financial Education Challenge, one of three topic challenges at the exposition held in Calgary, involving more than 400 student leaders, academics and entrepreneurs from B.C. to Manitoba.
Students compete by showcasing the impact they’ve had in their communities through the entrepreneurial initiatives they’ve created. Beedie School of Business undergrads Taimur Naveed and Leslie Chow, and School of Interactive Arts and Technology designer Ronaldo Pagaduan will move on after highlighting a pair of financial literacy programs, Count on Me and Hunger Actions. Keep reading…
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