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During the summer months, GW students, faculty, staff and alumni can request an appointment by emailing lexmccusker@gwu.edu.

2015 Winner Has the ‘MEANS’ to End Food Waste

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2015 GW Business Plan Competition winners Grant Nelson, a second-year student at GW Law School, and Maria Belding, a freshman at the American University hope to connect food pantries with suppliers through the MEANS Database.

Congratulations to the 2015 GW Business Plan Competition winners! The competition began strong with over 100 submissions. Out of that initial group, 40 were selected to advance to Round 2, and a group of 45 judges evaluated 33 submissions to pick the 10 finalists for Round 3. The teams represent ventures that competed in the General Entrepreneurship Track or the GWupstart Social Venture Track, and were judged according to each track's specific criteria.

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