What: The Celebration of Entrepreneurship: Drinks, Food & Experience Sharing Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) second annual Global Student Entrepreneur Awards ("GSEA") event
Who: Student entrepreneur finalists from the Chicagoland area will compete for money and mentorship—think "Shark Tank" for student business owners.
Celebrity judges include Rick Bayless, Chef and Restauranteur (Frontera), Diane Primo, Chairman & CEO (IntraLink Global), Lisa Davidson, Vice Chairman (Savills), Howard Tullman, Executive Director (The Kaplan Institute, and former CEO of 1871), Audie Attar, Founder and President (Paradigm Sports Management, LLC), Fabio Viviani, Chef and Restauranteur (DineAmic Group), and Rajen Shastri, Founder and CEO (Akara Partners).
Why: The winner will receive $10,000, six mentoring sessions with EO Chicago and the opportunity to represent Chicago at the National GSEA ceremony.
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