Entrepreneurial Achievement Award – Nominate Today!

Left to right: SEAS Dean David Dolling with T. Richard Stroupe, 2013 winner.
Left to right: SEAS Dean David Dolling with T. Richard Stroupe, 2013 winner.

Calling all game-changers and innovators!

GW has a long history of driving change and making history—an entrepreneurial spirit pulses through the GW community.

To celebrate the initiatives of those who forge their own path, the University, in conjunction with the GW Office of Entrepreneurship, and GW Entrepreneurs Round Table (GWERT) presents the Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award.

This award honors the outstanding achievements of the risk-takers and visionaries, the enterprising and the imaginative.

“Receiving the 2011 Entrepreneurial Achievement Award felt like a true homecoming,” says Ed Barrientos, GWSB MBA ’90.  “Some of the very professors that I had learned so much from in my early years at GW were present to congratulate me for a job well done.  I felt proud, I felt loved and I was humbled by the honor of being chosen as that year’s recipient.”

“Today,” adds Barrientos, “the award hangs on my office wall, next to my GW degree and is a daily reminder of the wonderful professors, fellow students, peers and family that helped launch me on my entrepreneurial journey.”

Do you know the perfect alumnus/a for the 2014 Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award? Nominate an entrepreneur from your GW network by Dec. 9!

The award will be presented at the 2014 Business Plan Competition in April. Learn more about this competition, and past year’s Distinguished Entrepreneurial Achievement Award winners, here.

Who do you know that has changed the game? Share their story and help us share their success—nominate today!


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