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Enactus is an international nonprofit organization composed of students, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. The University of La Verne established Enactus on our campus in 2006 under the leadership of Issam Ghazzawi.

La Verne’s Enactus team has helped build a catering business in Mexico, donated business clothing to college graduates in the Philippines, built gardens to combat childhood obesity, assisted an orphanage in constructing a greenhouse, and more. These actions have won numerous awards and raised the profile of the university immensely.

In addition to empowering our surrounding communities, Enactus also hosts regional competitions in which teams are invited to showcase their projects via a 17-minute presentation. Regional Champions move on to the National Exposition to compete for the honor of representing the United States at the Enactus World Cup. Our team has represented the university at both the Enactus Regional Competitions and National Expositions

For additional information about Enactus across the nation, please visit the Enactus US website. For more information about our chapter, contact faculty advisor Issam Ghazzawi.