Has it been a 12 months already? It doesn’t appear to be way back that we have been asserting the 2018 winner to the Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship, however one other 12 months has come and gone. All through 2019, we labored via an extended record of extremely certified candidates to identify an entrepreneur of the long run.
This 12 months, we have now partnered with Mission Doable, our company CSR program to run the scholarship. Collectively, we’re joyful to announce that the winner of the 2019 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship is Michelle Egger!
Egger received as largely because of her sturdy essay. Within the essay, Egger highlighted the work she does at Resilient Meals—and what it means to her to have the ability to use her entrepreneurial abilities in a approach that advantages the individuals round her.
Resilient Foods is a self-described “purchase one, give one” meals firm impressed by the pure resilience of the setting because it overcomes pure disasters like fires and landslides. With Resilient Meals, prospects not solely store for meals, however choose a donation recipient as they store. These recipients then store at discounted costs.
The mission is to unravel “food insecurity,” and Egger’s work as an entrepreneur helps spotlight simply how essential having an entrepreneurial mission might be.
Beneath, you’ll discover Michelle’s solutions to a few of our most pertinent questions:
May you summarize your essay in two sentences?
“Social accountability is not only a line of company schmoozing; it’s what we social entrepreneurs stay and gamble on each day. I’m reminded repeatedly by the work my group and I do on Resilient Foods that the collective we of our world owe it to one another to make use of our abilities for good, and for me, meaning nobody worries the place they’ll get their subsequent meal; wholesome and nutritious meals is a human proper.”
What courses are you most wanting ahead to taking this upcoming semester and why?
“Sustainable Enterprise Technique & Program For Entrepreneurs.”
Describe your self in three phrases.
“Passionate, Pushed, Curious.”
What’s one hidden expertise or talent you’re exceptionally good at?
“I’ve hyperosmia and due to this fact have about 3x the sense of scent than the typical individual. Meaning cookies scent wonderful and locker rooms are a problem.”
What’s your high aim for 2020?
“To get my enterprise formally promoting product!”
Congratulations to Michelle Egger for successful the 2019 Grasshopper Entrepreneur Scholarship! We’d additionally like to make use of this chance to remind up and coming entrepreneurs to maintain checking again on our scholarship page—at the moment closed for 2019—to see when purposes open for the 2020 version.