Reflections from Young Entrepreneurs Respond to SDGs & ESG: Global Knowledge Exchange and Capacity Development

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The following article was written by Cami Doo, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in political science in the College of Arts & Sciences and concentrating in legal studies at Wharton. On April 23, the Wharton Zicklin Center and the Tanoto Foundation hosted an event called “Young Entrepreneurs Respond to SDGs & ESG: Global Knowledge Exchange and Capacity …

Young Entrepreneurs Respond to SDGs/ESG: Global Knowledge Exchange and Capacity Development

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Event Summary Young Entrepreneurs Respond to SDGs/ESG April 23 – 9:00 am ET The Young Entrepreneurs Respond to SDGs/ESG: Global Knowledge Exchange and Capacity Development event is jointly organized by the Wharton School’s Zicklin Center and the Tanoto Foundation. Dr. Mari Pangestu, World Bank Group Managing Director, Development Policy and Partnerships, will make opening remarks. Prof. Erika H. James, Dean, …

Financing the SDGs and ESG in Time of COVID-19

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The following article was written by Cami Doo, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in political science in the College of Arts & Sciences and concentrating in legal studies at Wharton. On April 5, The Zicklin Center at the Wharton School hosted Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, the International Monetary Fund Executive Director and the United Nations’ Special Envoy of …

Responsibilities in Frontier Markets: Lessons from the Democratic Republic of Congo

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On March 29, The Zicklin Center at the Wharton School hosted Professor Serge Tshibangu, the special envoy to the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo and a member of the Presidential Task Force for COVID-19, as well as Lwanzo Amani, a private sector development consultant and Ideas4Action (I4A) partner. In conversation with Professor Djordjijia Petkoski, Tshibangu and Amani discussed …

Meet the Ideas for Action Competition Reviewers!

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Name: Pallavi Menon Course of Study: Neuroscience and Health Care Management Origin: Bangalore, Karnataka, India LinkedIn Name: Lucia Vita Course of Study: Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Origin: London, United Kingdom LinkedIn Name: Joud Tabaza Course of Study: Business Analytics Origin: Amman, Jordan LinkedIn Name: Kevin Meehan Course of Study: Finance and Entrepeneurship Origin: Chicago, Illinois, United States LinkedIn Name: Saloni …

A New Initiative: the Africa COVID-19 Challenge

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The Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School and its many partners are issuing a call for proposals for a new initiative: Building Capacity to Combat COVID-19 in Africa: Ideas and Innovations from Young Entrepreneurs. This competition will occur under the Africa COVID-19 Challenge. Learn more about the initiative here!

Reflections of Meeting Tanoto Foundation Winners from Penn students

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On 18 Feburary 2020, students in Ideas for Action and Dr. Djordjia Petkoski’s LGST401 and LGST230 classes met with winners of the Ideas for Action competition from Indonesia, sponsored by the Tanoto Foundation, during a lunch at Jon M. Huntsman Hall. Below are some takeaways of students from the conversations. “It was rewarding getting to meet Steven and Krisna from …

Ideas for Action at the 2020 Youth Assembly

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On February 14-15, the Youth Assembly, a platform created by the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to encourage youth to become involved in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, hosted its 25th session at New York University. Over the course of the weekend, students, entrepreneurs, and young professionals came together to learn from leaders in the international development space, as well as …

From 3,100 to 3: Announcing the Winners of Ideas for Action 2019!

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After four rounds of review and 3,100 proposals, Ideas for Action is thrilled to announce the winners of our record-setting 2019 competition! Congratulations to these incredible teams and to the more than 10,000 young innovators and entrepreneurs involved in I4A this year.  Each of these young people is working tirelessly to achieve the sustainable development goals in their communities and …