The Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award 2010 Winners
Clare McCollum talks about winning The Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award 2010
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Clare McCollum from Lisburn, Co. Derry, was announced as the overall winner of the 2010 Accenture ‘Leaders of Tomorrow Award’. The Business and Marketing student from University of Ulster impressed the judges with her DipStick project - a drinks stirrer to detect alien substances in consumable beverages and alert consumers to potential dangers of drug related sexual assault - beating off the competition from graduates right around the country to claim the top prize.
The Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow Award 2010 Winner - Clare McCollum with Mark Ryan, CMD Accenture
Patricia Williams from Waterford won the runners up award for Best Demonstration of Strategic Thinking. The Waterford Institute of Technology student, who is completing an Msc in Computing, made it the final round of the national competition, missing out on the top spot to Clare McCollum from the University of Ulster. Patiricia’s project – ‘Perforium’ - is a scorecard for measuring leadership values and engagement within organisations.
Mark Ryan, CMD Accenture with Patricia Williams, WIT winner of runner up prize of Best Demonstration of Strategic Thinking
David Gilchrist from Castleknock and Enkeled Uldedaj from Beaumont, both Masters Students in Business Management, won the second runners up award for Best Technology Enabled Solution. David and Enkeled’s project used 3D body scanning technologies to provide body-shape visualisation solutions to online apparel retailers, avatar-based software manufacturers and the health and fitness sector.
Mark Ryan, CMD Accenture with Enkeled Uldedaj and David Gilchrist, DCU, winners of runner up prize of Best Technology Enabled Solution
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