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PowerShift Case Competition

PowerShift LogoOn Thursday, April 12, 12 teams of Purdue students met in the Krannert School of Management for the second annual PowerShift Case Competition, hosted by the Brock-Wilson Center for Women in Management and sponsored by Accenture, Phillips 66 and ArcelorMittal. 

This competition encourages productive conversations between men and women about real life gender issues in the workplace to help students develop competencies in leading gender-diverse teams. The Harvard Business Review Case focused on a case of gender pay equity. Students offered strategies for pay equity management practices and sustainability. 

Judges for the PowerShift Competition were Michael Courtney (Accenture), Jonathan Rosenberg (Phillips 66), Jennifer McCloud (ArcelorMittal), Tom Puterbaugh (formerly of Spensa Technologies), Charlene Sullivan (Krannert), Whitney Brooks (PureStorage), Meara Habashi (Krannert), Susan Jischke (IBM), Candy King (Roche Diagnostics), and Amy David (Krannert). 

The winners of the PowerShift Case Competition are below: 

1st Place: Ascend: Jinyu Chen, Nan Ma, Ruilin Liu, Jiani He 
2nd Place: The Avengers: Rachel Svetanoff, Paula Navarro, Desiree Shannon, Matthew Kennedy 
3rd Place: Zenith Consulting: Dhruv Patel, Julianne Hughes, Grant Troyer, Audrey Roland \

Thank you to our sponsors and judges for their contributions and support of this case competition. 

The 2018 PowerShift Case Competition was sponsored by    Accenture    Phillips66AracelorMittal