Focusing on the Intersection of Business & Racial Inequality
- October 3, 2022 - Application opens
- November 18, 2022 at 11:59PM EST - Application deadline
- December 5, 2022 - Semifinalist teams announced
- January 19, 2023 - Semifinal presentations due
- January 20, 2023 - Semifinals held virtually
- February 17, 2023 - Live final event held in-person in Atlanta
- February 16 - February 19, 2023 - Making the Case for Change experiential weekend
From A Summer of Injustice
An Idea is Born
Case Competition Questions
Yes. All undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply, regardless of major or concentration.
No, we encourage all students interested in these issues to apply. However, all students on a team must attend the same university.
Yes. However, there is a maximum of two teams from any given university that can be promoted to the semifinals.
No. The preliminary round consists of an industry-generic PowerPoint statement on intention. Semifinalists will be assigned to a corporate sponsor on December 6th and given a specific case prompt based on that sponsor's racial justice/equality goals.
Corporate partners will be announced on November 22.
Yes. All 20 semifinalists will receive a primary research budget of $1,000.
No. PowerPoint Statement of Intention will be separated from other application materials that include university name. The screening committee members will only receive the PowerPoint Statement of Intention.
EducationEducate students on the history of systemic racism in the United States and how they can address systemic issues through innovative and strategic thinking and development of actionable solutions.
ActionProvide corporations with actionable and impactful strategies for addressing racial inequality through targeted initiatives, philanthropy and education.
ReflectionThrough the Making the Case for Change weekend, we hope to create a space for students and sponsors alike to connect and gain perspective on racial equity.