Diamond Challenge

The Diamond Challenge is giving an opportunity to high-school entrepreneurs in Pakistan to be a part of a global challenge on social innovation and win up to $1,000

SkillsFirst is partnering up with Horn Entrepreneurship Program to bring Diamond Challenge for High School Entrepreneurs in Pakistan.

Who’s this for?

This entreprenuership challenge is strictly for high-school students who are in the age range of 14-18.

  • Ideal participant is someone who is studying in a private/public school or college between 9th to 12th grade.
  • Is working on an idea that has considerable social impact and has a team of 2-4 members and a mentor.

What to expect?

All participating teams are expected to submit their application online at the AwardForce portal after which only shortlisted teams will be invited for a Live Pitch in Islamabad on Feb 9, 2017.

The winners from Islamabad will get a $1,000 prize money and an opportunity to pitch their idea at the Diamond Challenge Summit in front of a global audience to win as much as $11,000



Here is a list of steps you should follow:


  • Register yourself on the AwardsPlatform.
  • Click Start New Concept and select Pakistan as Pitch Site and Social Innovation as the Competition Track.
  • Add your team members and advisors.
  • Prepare your Written Concept and Pitch Deck.
  • Upload and Submit.

Diamond Challenge has created a Pariticipants Toolkit that can help you with more details and resources.

participant resources

Please check the participants resources folder for helpful material or check the video below on how to register.

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