Citi Ventures x Parsons ELab Virtual Design Challenge Fall 2020

Participate in a virtual design challenge with Parsons ELab & Citi Ventures to help create more equitable opportunities for learning & professional development, wealth-building careers & underrepresentation in different kinds of labor.

Challenge runs from October 30th – November 5th, 2020!

Winning price: $750 cash prize and a day in the life of a Citi Venture team member in NYC with an amazing opportunity to meet top executives at Citi Ventures.

Applications due by 11:59 AM (EST) on October 23rd, 2020. Apply here.


This is an open call for all current New School students & alumni from a wide range of backgrounds who are interested in creating diversity, equity & inclusion!

The Benefit: 

This challenge is a fantastic opportunity to meet and engage with like-minded students, network with service design industry experts, talent scouts from Citi, boost your resume & portfolio! Students will apply design thinking brainstorming methods to tackle a systemic problem.

Challenge Schedule:

Timezone: EST

Friday, Oct 30th Virtual Kick-off (all video content)
Sunday, Nov 1st (2 hour) Live Online Mural/Zoom office hours with Elab + CitiVentures
Thursday, Nov 5th 11:59 AM Submission deadline
Thursday, Nov 5th 3:00-4:30pm Celebration and announcements with Citi Leadership x Parsons Elab

Application Requirements:




This event is a partnership between Citi Ventures and Parsons ELab.