Episode 30: Nicole Almond – Making a Difference Through Entrepreneurship
Nicole Almond is the President of Enactus Canada. Nicole talks to us not only about her role as President and what Enactus does but shares some of her experience as a student in the Enactus program while she was in university. Enactus is truly a unique organization finding unique ways of inspiring the next generation to make a difference in our world.
Enactus Canada is shaping generations of entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada.
They rally the energy, ideas and passion of Canada’s best and brightest students who see business as a way to address social issues.
Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus Canada create and implement community empowerment projects and business ventures in communities coast to coast.
This experiential learning platform helps students unleash their entrepreneurial spirit and develop the talent and perspective essential to leadership in our ever changing world.
Each year, we are reminded it is the people involved with Enactus Canada – students, academic professionals and industry leaders alike – who continue to make us so successful. Together, this year alone, they were able to:
- Engage 2,347 students and 118 faculty advisors on 59 campuses
- Implement 259 community development projects
- Employ 1,600 people through skill development and business creation
- Impact 643,026 people
As a global network of 36 countries, our community of student, academic and business leaders is enabling progress through entrepreneurial action.
I think you will enjoy this one!