The Annual Think Tank Shark Tank competition is back and better than ever! This year, four Atlas Leadership Academy (ALA) graduates will be selected to present in a live competition before an international audience and esteemed judges for the chance to win $25,000 for a project run by their think tank.
Are you close to earning 12 or more credits within the Atlas Leadership Academy? Then submit your pitch using the form below for the Think Tank Shark Tank today! Contact Cindy.Cerquitella@AtlasNetwork.org to check your credit status.
Presentations will be six minutes in length. Time will be provided for judges to ask questions and to get clarification on the project specifics. The winner will be awarded $25,000 to be used towards the project, a two-page report will be requested six months following the competition.
Selected participants must earn 12 credits by November 13, if this is not accomplished, an alternate graduate will be selected. Participants must be able to attend the Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner November 13-14, 2013. Atlas will cover the cost of travel and lodging, contestants are responsible for any visa obligations. Contestants must agree to work with a speech coach to enhance the quality of their presentations. To this end, presentations must be prepared in advance, and time set aside for online consultations and in person practice sessions once in New York.
Atlas is grateful to the Rising Tide Foundation for supporting this project.