The Social Impact Award 2019 was a success! It came to a close on October 11, after a full day of pitching in front of a jury, where each participant as given 3 minutes to the panel for consideration. Three winners were chosen as a result after careful deliberation of the jury members, while one winner was announced as a result of online voting! Jury members included Ani Babboomian, Acting Director of Impact Hub Yerevan, Harutyun Poghosyan, General Manager of ACBA Federation, Sargis Karapetyan Co-Founder and CEO at Embry Tech, and Nazareth Seferian CSR and Social Entrepreneurship Professional. Each winner was awarded a prize of 1,500 Euros as well as the chance to participate in the Social Impact Award Global Summit held in Kiev, Ukraine this December. The award ceremony included a warm reception where participants were encouraged to meet and talk to the finalists. We were also joined by a very special guest, The Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the European Union to the Republic of Armenia H.E. Ms. Andrea Wiktorin. The Social Impact Award program is implemented by Impact Hub Yerevan with the support of the EU-funded project “Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility”, the European Union in Armenia, the European Fund for Southeast Europe (EFSE) Entrepreneurship Academy and ACBA Federation.
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