Enactus Durham College wins Central Regional Exposition 2023 in TD Entrepreneurial Challenge

Enactus Durham College (DC) has been declared one of the Central Regional Champions 2023 in the TD Entrepreneurial Challenge, a national competition empowering post-secondary students to deliver projects that teach entrepreneurial skills to aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. 

DC competed against 20 schools in the entrepreneurship category and presented the Founders Drive podcast project, a global podcast aimed at helping young entrepreneurs overcome barriers and inspiring them to be their own bosses. Each episode features a business founder and, by sharing personal stories, advice and mentorship, the podcast strives to make a significant impact in the entrepreneurial community and help young entrepreneurs succeed. 

“When our team presented, everything fell into place like we were playing high-level sports,” said Andrew Neary, Enactus DC’s team member and presenter. “It’s a moment I’ll never forget.”

The victory marks a significant milestone for the DC team, which will now move on to the National Exposition in Montreal in May. DC will compete against the League A and League C champions, as well as the TD Entrepreneurship Challenge champions from the Atlantic and Western regions at the exposition.

“Founders Drive has made such an impact on me personally, so it is amazing to see the impact it is having on others, even beyond whom we have helped through the project,” said Tammy Raycraft, Enactus DC’s team member.  

“This project has allowed students to enhance the skills they’re learning in their programs by working together to build a podcast together from the ground up,” said Danielle Harder, Journalism – Mass Media professor and faculty advisor with Enactus. “Experiential learning opportunities such as these are critical to ensuring our graduates stand out when they enter their industries.”

For more information about Enactus Durham College and the Founders Drive podcast, please visit www.enactusdc.com.