Center for Peace and Commerce

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2011 Awards

The Center for Peace and Commerce launched the Social Innovation Challenge by inviting students from the School of Business Administration and the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies to participate. There were 16 total applicants and 4 awardees who committed to creating an innovation to make a more just and prosperous world. The 2011 Social Innovation Challenge winners are listed below.

Student Award Recipients:

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First Prize Winner : Tiffany Owen

Tiffany Owen is a junior majoring in Business Administration and Sociology at the University of San Diego.
Project: Clean California Clean Haiti
Prize: $5,000

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Second Prize Winner : Tipiwa Mabutho

Tipiwa Mabutho is a graduate student of Business Administration(MBA) at the University of San Diego.
Project: The Message Drum
Prize: $3,000

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Third Prize Winners : Chris Morales, Justine Darling, Rohini Sankapal

Chris and Justine are graduate students of Peace studies; Rohini Sankapal is a graduate student of Business Administration(MBA) at the University of San Diego.
Project: USD Store-Ethical Sourcing
Prize: $1,500

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Third Prize Winner : Elika Dadsetan

Elika Dadsetan is a graduate student of Peace studies at the University of San Diego. Project: WordPlay! Prize: $1,500

Finalists (Prize: $250 Each)
Deep Bedi Senior, Business Administration Project: Cloudeas
Jessica Tishue Senior, Business Administration Project: Peace Food
Rebeca Osuna MBA Candidate Project: A+Voyage
Stephanie Le MBA Candidate Project: Trade in Action