The big winner of the 2nd edition of the Inter-school public speaking contest organized by the INSEEC U. Academy of Eloquence is Boladji Bankole, a 4th year student at ECE

30 candidates selected from all our campuses for the fall session, debated in the semi-finals on Saturday, November 16 on the compulsory topic “What to say?”. Each contestant had 3 minutes to respond in a constructed speech that they were free to deliver as they wished.

Candidates were judged on the five criteria of Eloquence: memory, elocution, invention, composition, action, the 6 winners then met again on December 2nd for the Grand Final, in front of a Jury composed of:

  • Christophe Girard, Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of Culture, who was President of the jury
  • Marc Ferracci, Professor of Economics (IEP Paris – Paris II), adviser to the Minister of Labor
  • Sébastien Mercier, Sales Director of ‘L’Etudiant’ Group
  • Jean Lévy, Former Ambassador of France, Adviser to the President of the Republic
  • Loïc Dombreval, Member of Parliament.
  • Bénédicte Loubère, Film director and journalist
  • Marie-Caroline Missir, Director at Digischool

Heddi Adoudi (ECE), Inès Bouchaara (American BBA INSEEC), Caroline Rabarison (American BBA INSEEC), Nabil Djarfi (HEIP), Myriam Sagombaye (HEIP), Jasmine Kounta (INSEEC School of Business & Economics) and the big winner for this session, Boladji Bankole (ECE), had to deliver a prepared speech, as well as an improvisation on a quotation drawn at random.

Congratulations to all the candidates!

Finale concours d'éloquence