The Investing in Inclusion Pitch Competition is an avenue for MBA students and their teams to pitch start-up ventures related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Up to $15,000 in prizes* are awarded to the top teams who demonstrate a vision and potential to generate a positive impact.

The competition aligns innovation and inclusion, and accepts ideas that focus on one, or more, of the following areas:

  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender/gender identity
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Intellectual/mental/physical disability
  • Sexual orientation
  • Age
  • Former incarceration.

For more information, visit our FAQ page or email

* Funding for first place is generously supported by the Sanaya Shah Memorial Fund.