Event Recap: Luis Montoya (President, PepsiCo)

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This past Monday, Apr.20, our team was excited to host PepsiCo Latin American beverages President Luis Montoya. He flew all the way from Peru for one day at Wharton to meet our team and share his insights with UPenn students about responsible leadership in the Post-2015 world. While PepsiCo is mostly known for producing delicious drinks to people worldwide, Luis showed us that PepsiCo also has an extensive agenda for creating sustainability. The PepsiCo team is specifically …

Luis Montoya (President, PepsiCo): Responsible Leadership in the Post 2015 World

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The Post-2015 Development Agenda- what’s it all about? who’s responsible for it? why does it matter to us? These are the questions Luis Montoya will answer for us on Monday, April 20. The I4A team proudly welcomes the President of PepsiCo Latin America Beverages to Penn for an engaging conversation about #Post2015, development goals, Latin America, and youth engagement. Come hungry, leave with food for thought (and eat during – dinner will be served!). Monday, …

Case Presentations Event Recap, April 6

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On April 6, 5 teams gathered together to compete to win our case competition. The teams presented ideas based on reaching out to girls for economic inclusion and development, using microfinance, microsavings, impact bonds, mobile banking, and mutual funds in the developing world. Often students overlapped in their understanding of issues (e.g. mobile banking came up as its own idea and an element of other ideas), which showed a consensus among youth on certain opportunities and …

Recap from the Case Competition Event

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On March 30, we were happy to see about 30 young students sit excitedly to hear from Dr. Djordjija Petkoski and begin working on their case studies. Dr. Petkoski shared a little on how he got involved at the World Bank and how many countries he’s been fortunate to work with. His passion for world progress showed as he enigmatically spoke out about why young people should care about the development goals. “The world will not …