Announcing the Winners of the Ideas for Action Competition 2015

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First Place: Team Pennsurance Creating New Microinsurance Products for Remittance Service Providers in India Members: Ezgi Aytac, Arjun Bhaskar, Keshav Garud, Matthew McPhail, James Zhou Second Place: Team Oxygen Innovative PPP Model for Promoting Financial Deepening and Inclusion in the Rice Value Chain in Nigeria Members: Michael Adeola, Chioma Ukwuagu, Ogomegbunam Anagwu, Henry Ushie, Maureen Orji Third Place: Team Outcome Decreasing poverty in the mining communities of the world through the empowerment of communities in …

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 …

I4A first rounds

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Thank you to everyone who made submissions to I4A 2015. We received hundreds of submissions and were incredibly impressed with the quality of your work. Please note that due to the quantity of submissions in different languages, we have evaluated submissions in English first, and will reach out to those who submitted non-English proposals soon about their finalist status. We have selected and contacted a short list of “finalists” who will continue into the next …