American University of Dubai student wins UAE qualifiers of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards
– The UAE chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the world’s leading peer-to-peer network of successful business leaders today announced Shammi Kapoor, a student of the School of Business Administration, at the American University of Dubai, as the champion of the UAE qualifying rounds of the Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards (GSEA).
– GSEA is EO’s premier awards program for students who own or operate a business while attending college or university. Globally, every year more than 2000 students from more than 56 countries enter the global competition. The UAE qualifier competition hosted by GSEA UAE saw the participation of 11 student finalists from colleges and universities across the UAE. The UAE competition was organized and headed up by esteemed Middle East e-commerce and technology entrepreneur Paul Kenny, Managing Director of AYM Commerce and former CEO and founder of Cobone. Mr. Kenny led the judging panel of UAE business leaders and students, where the young entrepreneurs competed against peers to win a place in the global final.
– The UAE winner, Shammi Kapoor now makes his way to the global finals being held on April 14th in Toronto, Canada.