[PAST EVENT] Student Research Shark Tank Competition
August 3, 2017
1pm - 3pm
LocationSadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium
200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Please join us as W&M students pitch their policy-relevant, internationally focused research proposals and compete for up to $20,000 in funding!
The panel of judges includes:
- Amb. Thomas Shannon, Jr. '80, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs
- Dr. Ellen Stofan '83, former Chief Scientist of NASA
- Mr. Thomas Benedetti '92, Co-Founder of and Partner at Blue Heron Capital
- Ms. Alena Stern '12, Senior Program Manager at AidData
Innovative student proposals explore:
- "Reaching More People with Microfinance"
- "Protecting Ethnic Minority Identities in Majority Homogenous Countries"
- "Recipient Opinion and Foreign Aid Effectiveness"
- "Avoiding Politicization of Climate Change in the Developing World"
- "Urban Food Insecurity in Developing Countries"
- "Foreign Media Perceptions of U.S. Global Reputation"
- "Rethinking Taxation"
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