Managing Director 4 A Day contest: where are the women?

20 Sep

Three early birds got their entries in this week to be able to boss us around on October 17 and take home the $500.

Here’s what they have in common: they are all male. Two are from U Vic and the other from Camosun.

I recall during our Zombie Intern Contest there was a lot of talk about the lack of female entries….and speculation that the theme of red-mouthed, drooling dead people was somehow off-putting to them.

We thought this theme would lead to a different result. But…

Props to Connor Bildfell, David Lin and Alex Rabu for being first in!

U Vic student Connor Bildfell

U VIc student David Lin

Camosun student Alex Rabu

Their entries will be sent to our judges on Friday evening, along with the others we receive this week. A shortlist of 3 will be posted to our Facebook page for a public vote next week.

You can read what the winner’s day might look like here.

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6 Responses to “Managing Director 4 A Day contest: where are the women?”

  1. jen September 21, 2011 at 8:26 am #

    i’m taking one course at yukon college, and i have an official student i.d. card. and i’m a girl. do i qualify?

  2. Doug Brown September 21, 2011 at 8:53 am #

    Sorry Jen, gotta be a full-time student. Our next contest will be for one-course female students with a student ID card, which I think you will qualify for.

  3. jen September 21, 2011 at 4:19 pm #

    awesome! in the meantime, i can’t wait to cast my vote for this contest—such a great idea.

  4. Doug Brown September 21, 2011 at 10:34 pm #

    Thanks Jen…be interesting to see how students market themselves, given their interest in the business.

  5. Stef September 22, 2011 at 4:43 am #

    Wish I was in the country for this! But – I must say – although the female candidates are MIA – great male candidates! Way to go Connor and David. UVic represent!

  6. Doug Brown September 22, 2011 at 5:47 am #

    Cheers Stef! I am holding out for some great female entries to come rolling in today and tomorrow. I sure love the spirit that the UVic entries are showing. Enjoy wherever you are!

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