Simona Popa

Simona Popa

Co-Founder of The Apprentice Challenge, UK

Simona is a Romanian social entrepreneur passionate about empowering, connecting and supporting young entrepreneurs as well as making a positive difference in the start-up ecosystem.

For the past two years Simona has been running an award-winning social enterprise called Centre for Applied Learning. Together with her team, she runs several programs including the largest residential enterprise competition in the UK, engaging with over 200,000 entrepreneurial-minded students annually.

In teams of four, students with a wide range of backgrounds will go through an all-expenses-paid residential program filled with exciting practical challenges. The reality-based tasks will test their creativity & their entrepreneurial mindset and help the participants be more aware of their strengths and better prepared for their future careers.