Unfortunately, all boys and girls throughout the world are not given equal opportunities when it comes to education. This is something Maria, Amena and Zareen Ali, three sisters, became fully aware of following a visit to India. On their return to Canada, they immediately set about making their contribution to changing the situation by establishing an organization called the Abhilasha Project.
Four McGill undergraduate Management students had forty hours to answer these questions, as they represented the only Canadian school at the Asian Business Case Competition (ABCC) in Singapore earlier this month.
The Next 36, a program aimed at developing high-impact Canadian entrepreneurs, hopes to draw several members of its next cohort from among McGill’s best, most ambitious undergrads, Founding Chair Reza Satchu told a Sept. 26 gathering of students and faculty members from across the University.
The Dobson Cup offers a rare opportunity for budding entrepreneurs. The competition is open to new business ideas and not-for-profit start-ups that are less than two years old.
The Desautels Faculty of Management has placed #2 for Undergraduate (up from #6 last year) and #5 for MBA (up from #7 last year) in this 8th Annual Knight Schools Survey (Corporate Knights, Fall 2011).
After an extensive international search, the Desautels Faculty of Management recently appointed one of its own, Prof. Steve Maguire, as the first director of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (IIM) for a five-year term.
For the 4th year in a row, the Desautels Faculty of Management has taken the top spot in Canada, 3rd in North America, and 8th in the world for a Universal Business School with major international influence (5 Palmes) according to the Eduniversal Ranking 2011.
Desautels BCom student and co-founder of "Campus Swaps," Shira Abramowitz, is a finalist for Entrepreneur Magazine’s College Entrepreneur of 2011. Campus Swaps is "a student-run social enterprise, aiming to transform student consumer behavior by creating a sustainable, cyclical system of ownership on college campuses." Voting ends on September 12th.
McGill University has ranked among the world’s top 20 schools for the fifth consecutive year in the latest QS World University Rankings.
Tradyo is a Toronto-based startup that aims to bring the concept of bartering and swapping back to a neighbourhood level. The free iPhone app is the brainchild of four freshly graduated university students who wanted to trade cool stuff they didn't want for cool stuff they did want.