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Thursday, March 1, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

The World’s Challenge Challenge at the University of Waterloo is a competition where teams of three diverse students picked United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (also known as Global Goals), and will propose a solution. Teams will make a 5-7 minute presentation to a panel of judges, with Q&A.

Globe ullustration

Judges Include:

Ida Kaastra-Mutoigo; Director of World Renew Canada

Tania Framst; VP Operations & Sales, Lucky Iron Fish

Jennifer King; Senior Project Manager, MEDA

Paul Parker; Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives, University of Waterloo

Pizza will be served for attendees.

Each member of the winning team will win $1,000 (each member of the 2nd and 3rd place teams will win some awesome electronics), and the winning team will move on to compete against other schools at the International World’s Challenge Challenge from June 3-8, held at Western University in London, Ontario. The winning team of the International round will win $30,000 to split evenly within their team, the second place team will win $15,000, and the 3rd place team will win $7,500. More information about the origins of the event can be found here and the scoring rubric can be found here
 
The World’s Challenge Challenge is a collaboration between Waterloo International, Velocity, and Western University.
 
Cost 
Free
Location 
EV2 - Environment 2
Room 2002
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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