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Mosaic Yorkshire Enterprise Challenge Regional Final
Wed 29 March 2017, 12:00 – 14:00 BST
The Mosaic Enterprise Challenge is a national competition for secondary school students across the UK, designed to develop and encourage their entrepreneurial skills.
The competition began in January for six weeks, after which the five highest scoring schools in each region were invited to compete in these regional finals. The winning schools from each region will compete in the Grand Finals on 17th May 2017 in London. This year 105 schools and over 4,800 students in six regions of the UK including the South East, the West Midlands, the North West, in Yorkshire, London and Glasgow have participated.
We are delighted to announce Claire Young, entrepreneur, director of School Speakers and former runner up of The Apprentice will deliver the keynote speech at the Yorkshire Regional Finals. Our esteemed judging panel will be comprised of Dr Atif Bashir - Clinical Director and owner of Be Dental Ltd, Claire Needham - Audit Director of KPMG, Martin Richardson - Director of Operations at Leeds Building Society and Faye Savory - Founder of BearHugs. The chair of judges will be Ajaz Ahmed - Founder & Director of Legal365.
Claire Young is an award winning business leader and entrepreneur from Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Since her appearance on the BBC series 'The Apprentice,' where she was runner up in 2008, Claire has set up her own business, ‘School Speakers’ and has co-founded social enterprise ‘Girls Out Loud’. Through her businesses and media projects, Claire aims to help more young people, in particular women, get into business.