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Hult Prize at University of Nairobi

The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship which
brings together the brightest college and university students from around
the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues. The annual initiative
is the world’s largest crowdsourcing platform for social good and one of
the planet’s leading forces for good.

Participants compete in local events organized on campuses around the world
or apply online to partake in the regional finals which are held in five
international cities around the world, including: Boston, San Francisco,
London, Dubai, Shanghai and on-line.

Winning start-ups from each city move onto the Hult Prize Accelerator for the summer before attending the President Bill Clinton hosted global finals, which take place each
September at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.


Ms. Catherine Kadogo Kitonde of School of Biological Sciences, Awarded Second Prize in TEEAL Best Research Paper Competition 2011 Category 2


Ms. Catherine Kadogo Kitonde, a UoN staff and MSC student, from School of Biological Sciences ,College of Biological and Physical Sciences was awarded The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library (TEEAL) Best Research Paper Competition 2011 Category 2, MSc student Second prize on 26th of October 2011 for her paper titled "Antimicrobial Activity and Phytochemical Study of Vernonia glabra (Steetz) Oliv. & Hiern. in Kenya"

University of Nairobi Community congratulates her!