Ideas for Action at the 2018 IMF-WBG Annual Meetings

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 by Théo Maret   The Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group took place from October 8 to 15, 2018 in Bali. Heads of state, government, international organizations and NGOs gathered together with researchers and civil society observers to discuss the most burning challenges of the world economy and the planet itself, with a range of conferences and …

2018 Ideas for Action Survey Data

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Thank you again to the more than 250 young innovators from over 70 countries to who took our 2018 participant survey.  Ideas for Action seeks to support as many of our thousands of global applicants as possible, and the wealth of data we received from this survey will help us improve our initiative and programming in both the short and long run.  …

Feedback from Our Judges: 5 Ways to Improve Your I4A Proposal in 2019

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At Ideas for Action, we seek to help every proposal submitted, not just the top few that go on to receive help through our Wharton accelerator, or the 200 regional finalists who receive custom feedback.  As such, we performed a statistical analysis of the most common weaknesses of the over 2100 proposals from the Ideas for Action 2018 competition.  We encourage all 2018 …

Student Perspective: How I Learned to Apply Design Thinking to the SDGs

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by Théo Maret From August 10 to 13, I had the chance to take part in the 22nd session of the Youth Assembly as a French Delegate. Powered by the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, this event gathers young people from all around the world to try and tackle concrete solutions for sustainable development. One of the most powerful messages we received …

From Ideas to Action: Motivating Future Leaders of Change

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On August 10-13, 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 22nd session at the New York University School of Law. Over the course of the weekend, students, entrepreneurs, and young professionals came together to learn from leaders in the international development …