WCM & Rotman's Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE): The Capital Markets Design SprintTuesday, December 1st 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Capital Markets Design Sprint is a business design competition that will challenge university students across Canadian schools to use research conducted by WCM and apply their design skills to the complex issue of true equity in capital markets. The event will enable students to not only engage in a meaningful conversation about the importance of gender and racial diversity, but also explore innovative solutions to this multifaceted business challenge.
Interested in signing up? You have from October 30 to November 13 using this link.
Any students attending universities across Canada are welcome to apply to participate in the Capital Markets Design Sprint with a team of 4-6 students.
Team registration: October 30, 2020 - November 13, 2020
Case Launch: November 14, 2020
Submission deadline: November 20, 2020 at 5:00 pm EST
Round 1 judging: November 21 - 26, 2020
Announcement of Finalists: November 27, 2020
6:00 – 6:15 PM – Opening remarks by Camilla Sutton (CEO of WCM) and Sarah Kaplan (Distinguished Professor & Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE)) with Judges Introduction
6:15 – 6:55 PM – Finalist presentation
7:00 – 7:20 PM – Judges decide the winner & First round of networking
7:25 – 7:35 PM – Winners announcement, Judge comments, Wrap up
7:40 – 8:00 PM – Second Round of Networking