On Friday 13 October the ceremony for the Isaac Roet Prize 2017 was held the Tuschinski Theatre . The winner was Danielle Moreira with her project 'BeLief'. Moreira is an Amsterdam Business School alumnus who graduated from the MSc Business Administration programme.
The goal of her project ‘BeLief’ is to teach and motivate young people in the Brazilian Favela’s with online education.
The jury chose BeLief'' because: "it fits very well with the goal of the prize and it certainly matches the Isaac Roet's ideas about social entrepreneurship. It is a great project with a great objective in a very difficult area. The student also demonstrates experience in similar projects and transparency in how the money will be spent in relation to the total project. We think the prize will make a difference.”
Danielle received the prize of €5,000 to invest in her project this coming year. She has been invited to return to UvA in Carré next year to present the results of her project during the award ceremony for the 2018 Isaac Roet Prize.
The Isaac Roet prize is an initiative of the Amsterdam University Fund. More information about the fund can be found here.