Global Final at a Glance


Date: June 7 to June 10, 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 using the event platform EventMobi, but will still include many elements of our in-person program - and more!

If you are not one of our 2021 participating teams we ask that you register in advance here to attend the sessions and you will be added to our event platform automatically. If you have issues accessing the platform, contact

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: Workshops for University Partners
 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
 1:30 - 3 pm ET: Semi-Finals
 4:30 - 5:30 pm ET: Finalists Announcement, Rick McGhie Concert
 5:30 pm ET: Movie Night 

Thursday, June 10  9 am - 1 pm ET: World's Challenge Challenge Global Final Competition
 4:30 - 5:30 pm ET: Gala & Awards Ceremony - featuring students from the Don Wright Faculty of Music

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