become an academic champion

Academic Champions are economists working in universities who want to encourage their students and department to be part of the push towards a more diverse and inclusive economic discipline

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Join our network of people striving to diversify economics. 

Get first access to our events and campaigns as well as support for setting up Discover Economics events at your university.


for more information on how to become an Academic Champion

how you can help

Our Academic Champions can support us by doing any or all of the following:

  • Hosting Discover Economics events at their university with our support

  • Being our contact with Widening Participation teams at their university and distributing our content to schools in their area

  • Supporting us in the setting up of our Student Champions programme by helping with student recruitment (through advertising, nothing too taxing!)

  • Supporting us in any campaigns that may include undergrads/university students 

  • Promoting diversity issues within your department

  • Providing advice to the team on new projects and campaigns

  • Becoming a Discover Economics Partner