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students on the UWindsor Enactus teamThe UWindsor entry in the Enactus regional championships took home several honours.

Doing good by doing business, Enactus teams move to national championships

The Enactus Windsor team—led by president Andrew Moukled, mentored by professor Jim Marsh and supported by drama instructor Meaghen Quinn—made an impressive showing recently at the organization’s Central Canada Regional Championships.

Enactus Canada is a community of student, academic and business leaders enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. At the Regional Championships, students showcased their community outreach projects and business ventures to demonstrate their social impact in Canada and beyond.

Following a live, presentation-based competition, judges from the business community awarded UWindsor teams first place in both the Entrepreneurship and Eco-Living categories, while the University’s Financial Literacy team placed second. The winners will move on to the National Exposition taking place in Toronto in May.

Entrepreneurship team members are: Ayat Nizam, Awais Saleem, Giancarlo Iannicello, Katie Zajner, Monica Romero, Dominik Skrzpek and Srushti Thaker.

Eco-Living team members are: Natasha Wasyluk, Alicia Neposlan, Vivek Patel, Kyle Seguin, Hakeem Subair and Brandon Marentette.

Financial Literacy team members are: Neda Demiri, Kevin Hamilton, Alaa Daghache, Scott Sanger and Chris Easby

Daghache was also chosen as one of two regional finalists for the HSBC Women Leaders of Tomorrow award which will be presented at the national exposition in May.

“On behalf of all of us at Odette, I’d like to congratulate Andrew and all of Enactus Windsor for the wonderful work they have accomplished,” says Odette School of Business dean Allan Conway. “I’d also like to especially note Alaa Daghache's recognition in the in the Woman Leader of Tomorrow competition. And I’d like to thank professor Jim Marsh for his ongoing mentoring of Enactus Windsor.”

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