Global Final at a Glance


Date: June 7 to June 11, 2021

We are so excited to welcome you to the Global Final of the World's Challenge Challenge. This year's final will be held virtually, but will still include many elements of our in-person program - and more!

2021 Schedule
Monday, June 7

 All Week: Amazing Race Begins
 12 - 1 pm ET: Keynote Speaker: Madame Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate - Courtesy of the   Canadian Association of Africa Studies Conference
 4 - 4:30 pm ET: Opening Ceremonies
 4:30 pm ET: Meet & Greet Event

Tuesday, June 8

 9 am - 4 pm ET: Challenge Chats
 11 am - 4:30 pm ET: Partner Sessions
 4:30 - 5:30 pm ET: Morissette Institute Workshop - "What Social Enterprise Investors Are Looking For" 
 6 pm ET: Interactive Magic Show

Wednesday, June 9

 All Day: Teams Prepare and Practice Presentations
 12 pm ET: Challenge Chats - Western Sustainability/World Wildlife Fund
 1:30 - 3 pm ET: Semi-Finals
 4:30 - 5:30 pm ET: Finalists Announcment, Rick Mcghee Concert
 5:30 pm ET: Movie Night 

Thursday, June 10  9 am - 1 pm ET: World's Challenge Challenge Global Final Competition
 4 - 5 pm ET: Gala & Awards Ceremony - featuring students from the Don Wright Faculty of Music

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