I4A 2015 Winners Event Reminder

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Join us to celebrate the I4A ’15 Winners and learn about their development finance ideas! TUESDAY, May 12 3PM-4PM J 1 – 050 A Reception will follow The event will be live streamed on Youtube Speakers include: Mahmoud Mohieldin, Corporate Secretary and president’s Special Envoy Prof. Djordjija Petkoski, Lecturer and Senior Fellow at Wharton Business School Nena Stoiljkovic, Vice President, Global Practices Ideas for Action Top Teams

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 …

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 …

Info Session

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UPDATE: For those who weren’t able to view the info session held last week, the video is now available here: http://streaming2.worldbank.org:8080/vvflash/SEM1/ ————– With one month left before the deadline for submissions, we bring you an informational session from the World Bank on Thursday (1/8/2015) at 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST. The event will be live streamed through the following links: World Bank Group Page: http://streaming2.worldbank.org:8080/vvflash/extlive4/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvJt8pFe-wU After taking a few minutes to give an overview of …

The Youth Dialogues: Short Recap

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Yesterday, thousands of visitors joined in the Youth Dialogues to discuss finding innovative financing solutions for the Post-2015 agenda. According to the WB live report, 714 unique visitors watched the event online and there were 1,117 unique visitors to the page. According to the WB Live team these are good numbers. Online visitors represented a wide range of countries – top 10 being USA, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Egypt, UK, Peru, India, Canada, Nigeria. Click here …

Youth Dialogues: Post-2015 Agenda

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The Youth Dialogues: Post-2015 Agenda On Thursday, November 6, at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, you can watch the live stream of the Youth Dialogues, an event held by the World Bank and the WGB Youth2Youth Community. The event is a conversation that will engage young development professionals on the post-2015 agenda and its importance for the youth today.  Through an engaging presentation and discussion the event will highlight their active role and encourage open dialogue and …