2 years ago

7 May, 2016

Microsoft Store Flagship

Organised by:
UNSW Women In Engineering

Interested in entrepreneurship and want to apply your problem solving skills practically? Want to work in an interdisciplinary team and learn from startup experts from The Iconic, Microsoft, Paypal, Canva, and Academy Xi?

Capital W and Women in Engineering have collaborated with UNSW Innovations to launch the inaugural Microsoft Innovation Challenge. This is the perfect opportunity for curious-minded female students to build these invaluable skills and learn from industry professionals.

Time & date: Saturday 7th May, 9am - 5pm
Place: Microsoft Flagship Store, Pitt St Mall
Application timeline - closes 15th April 11:59pm

Application process

Stage 1. Please fill out the Google Form https://goo.gl/QxrLK6 and submit your CV to msinnovationchallenge@gmail.com by 15th April 11:59pm.
Stage 2. Attend a Group Interview session. Successful applicants will be contacted via email by 16th April to attend a group interview.

Details of event

You will be working in a small team against the clock to solve an innovations based problem before having the chance to market your product ideas to customers along Pitt St Mall.

Mentors from The Iconic, Microsoft, Paypal, Canva, Academy Xi will provide the assistance needed to solve the problems presented to you on the day.

The event will be held at the Microsoft Office Flagship store and lunch will be provided on the day. You’ll have the opportunity to present your solutions to an impressive panel of judges and win amazing prizes. Prizes are sponsored by The Iconic, FashHack, Microsoft, Academy Xi and UNSW Innovations.

To participate in this challenge, please follow the details - applications are now open and closes on 15th April 11:59pm!

Note: the event is opened to female students from all degree backgrounds at UNSW. Spaces are limited and applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

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