Current Leadership Opportunities
Interested in developing your leadership skills while honing your own unique talents and skills (all while helping Enactus Appalachian be the best it can be)? If so, check out the following opportunities and apply today.
Enactus Student Advisory Committee
The Enactus Student Advisory Committee (SAC) is a committee of active Enactus USA students that serve as the link between student/team constituents and Enactus USA. As a student advocacy body, SAC advises Enactus staff on matters regarding programming, policy, and procedures. As a programming body, SAC provides various ways for students to get involved in the Enactus community to explore scholarship, leadership, and service beyond their Enactus team. Further, SAC assists Enactus USA Program staff with prospective student recruitment, as well as alumni relations.
Enactus Appalachian VP of Membership, Hannah Ross, serves on this committee as the Student Advisory Committee Historian.
Enactus Entrepreneurial Exchange Program
The Enactus Entrepreneurial Exchange Program is a 4-week program with entrepreneurial immersion that takes students through project ideation, implementation, and impact phases. Students focus on one of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and join others that are passionate about the same goal.
In Summer 2020, Enactus Appalachian members Michelle Garrett, Isabella Riley, Hannah Ross, and Lindsey Vaughn participated in this program. They had the opportunity to collaborate and engage with Moroccan students and drive a team project pitch to create impact.
Enactus World Cup
The Enactus World Cup showcases the entrepreneurial action students have taken through shared innovation that transforms lives and creates a better future. The three-day event focuses on the positive power of business, entrepreneurial action and social innovation to address the most important issues affecting the world. Attendees also celebrate the diversity of culture, an abundance of ideas and the synergy of cross-generational leadership in action. Learn more about it here.
Three Enactus Appalachian memebers attended the 2019 Enactus World Cup in San Jose, California: international business major Adam Garrison, sophomore management major Hannah Ross, and MBA student Michelle Jeanniton-Garrett. They were accompanied by Roxanne Saltman, an administrator in the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship who helps advise the chapter
South African Professor Helps Begin Enactus Appalachian
Dr. Nana Vezi-Magigaba's semester-long appointment was inspired by a meeting in South Africa in 2017 with Dr. Martin Meznar, Walker College of Business Associate Dean for Global & Civic Engagement, Jesse Pipes, Lecturer of Entrepreneurship in the Management Department and Jonathan Carpenter, Assistant Director of the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship. Dr. "Nana" was invited both to teach and to help found a chapter of Enactus here on campus, a project she advised in collaboration with the Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship. Dr. Nana's university of Unizulu and Appalachian have a formal partnership agreement in place, and several areas of both universities have already begun collaboration on joint projects. You can read more here.