WOMEN IN STEM’S

ANNUAL WeSolve CASE COMPETITION

 

JOIN US FOR A BEGINNER LEVEL STEM-BASED COMPETITION OPEN TO STUDENTS IN ALL FACULTIES – NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!

SAVE THE DATE: MARCH 16TH 9AM-5PM @ UCC COMMUNITY ROOM

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN

The WeSolve Case Competition is a full-day case competition that offers a unique learning experience, consisting of a keynote speaker, workshops led by industry professionals, and a live case competition with several prizes.

This is a chance for you to:

  • Build real-world problem-solving skills you can apply to internships, future jobs, hackathons etc. 
  • Engage in unique workshops teaching you HOW to problem-solve 
  • Add this experience and skills learned to your resume 
  • Practice your presentation skills in front of judging panels of profs and industry professionals
  • Network with female leaders currently working at innovative STEM companies 
  • Meet other like-minded women in STEM at UWO 

Compete to win prizes ($500 grand prize to winning group!

! TIPS !

  • Start off your brainstorming by addressing what the problems presented in the case are. What are areas that could be improved? Are there inefficiencies, lack of communication, etc? Form your solutions addressing these problem areas. 
  • Topics to address: identification of key issues (include a problem statement!), stakeholders, objective/goals, solution/recommendation, implementation plan (including timeline)
  • You can utilize different models to approach the problem/solution (SWOT, PEST, etc.) if relevant  

 

Make sure to follow our Instagram page for more case details and speaker reveals to come!

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

9:00

Opening Remarks

Female leader in STEM keynote speaker (revealed on IG soon!)

9:30

Workshops

These will preparing you to tackle the case

    11:00

    Introduction to the case 

    The case, judges and rubrics will be revealed

    11:30

    Lunch Break

    12:30

    Time to work on the case

    3:30

    Presentations

    Showing your solutions to the judges

    4:30

    Awards and Closing

    Judges announce winners and give away prizes

    Networking with leaders in STEM from multiple companies, UWO research labs and more!