Category: Case Competition

Northwestern Hosts 2nd Annual Global Health Case Competition

  Participants of Northwestern’s 2nd Annual Global Health Case Competition teamed up February 14th to present solutions to the problem of combining access with accuracy in infant HIV testing in Tanzania. The teams, representing three undergraduate schools and four graduate programs, presented solutions to a panel of judges, including Kara Palamountain, the author of the

Thoughts from the 2nd Annual Global Health Case Competition

  Why was participating in this year’s competition important to you? Matt Pietrus, Competition Organizer: Addressing a real world case and working in interdisciplinary teams provides NU students the opportunity to address actual challenges in global health and do so by incorporating multiple perspectives. Emily Drewry, Student Advisory Committee: I think it’s great that Northwestern

Hult Case Competition: Northwestern Students Address Issues Billions Face Worldwide

This past month, a team of students from Northwestern University competed in the Hult Case Competition in San Francisco. This annual competition is a start-up accelerator for aspiring young entrepreneurs attending universities around the world. It aims to identify and launch the most compelling social business ideas – start-up enterprises that tackle serious issues faced

The Case: Envision a New World Health Organization

Five Northwestern University representatives attended the 6th annual Emory University Global Health Case Competition March 27-30 in Atlanta. The team consisted of undergraduate students Pooja Garg and Emily Drewry, Feinberg School of Medicine students Smith Sarma and Suvai Gunasekaran, and Northwestern School of Law student Abena Hutchful. Emory hosted 24 teams from schools across the

Northwestern University to Host First Annual Global Health Case Competition

This February, Northwestern University is hosting its first annual Global Health Case Competition. Eight teams made up of undergraduate and graduate students from various schools and disciplines will be presented with a global health case study during this two-day competition, February 14-15th 2014. They will compete to develop global health recommendations that are sustainable and