Beautiversity™ 2020 Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

Hey, Sis! do you have the next BIG IDEA?

Do you have an interest in entrepreneurship? Or an innovative idea you want to pitch? What about a problem to solve? Want to hear feedback and network with industry professionals who own and operate businesses? Enter now to gain pitch practice crucial to successful entrepreneurship and pitching innovations, a chance to win a cash prize, and mentorship as you cultivate your business idea!

NOTE: Applicants may be current college students or recent college graduates (within 3 years)


When: Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 8:30 - 11:30 PM | Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Application Deadline: Apply by Friday, May 15, 2020, at 11:59 PM

Eligibility: The Girl Bosses of Tomorrow Pitch Competition is open to all Beautiversity Conference attendees. Individuals and teams (not to exceed four people) are eligible to enter this competition. 

Idea categories: Ideas in a variety of categories are acceptable, including sustainability, urban social entrepreneurship, social media, information technology, financial services, health and beauty, public administration, arts/sciences, education, behavioral sciences/human services, psychology, and social work.

Mentorship: Participate in mentorship sessions prior to the conference with Beautiversity Conference Competition Advisory Board

Judging Criteria: The judging criteria will include opportunity recognition, innovation, and problem solution.


  • April 9, 2020 – Girl Bosses of Tomorrow Pitch Competition Informational & Training Session: The session informational session will offer key perspectives on idea generation, the entrepreneurial mindset, customer discovery and descriptive writing to assist in the pitch development process for those interested in applying.
  • May 15, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. EST – Application Deadline 
  • June 1, 2020 – Semi-Final Semi-Finalists will be notified via email
  • June 30, 2020 –Top 6 Competitors will be announced via social media and notified via email. Those who did not make the top 6 will also receive a notification by July 1st. 
  • June 30-July 17, 2020– Group and one-on-one coaching sessions for the six (6) finalists: Representatives from the Beautiversity Conference will be available for coaching sessions by appointment.
  • July 26, 2020, 3:05- 4:30 p.m. - Atlanta Marriott Marquis – Girls Bosses of Tomorrow Pitch Presentations: The top 6 finalists will present in front of a live audience and judges. The finalists will have 5 minutes each to present. The judging criteria for the second round includes presentation, innovation, opportunity, solution and business model. Judges will follow up with 2-3 minutes of questions.