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 …

Thank You to EAFIT University!

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We would like to take this opportunity to thank EAFIT University for their incredible support and participation in Ideas for Action 2018. Their hard work and dedication was evident throughout the competition, and we were thrilled that Team Biogas was named a 2018 Honorable Mention, in addition to the large number of teams selected as Regional Finalists. Thank you and congratulations to EAFIT …

#AskI4AExperts – Featuring IFC Vice President Asia & Pacific Nena Stoiljkovic: Question #1 SDG5

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Question: “Gender equality is a major topic right now both in popular culture and the sustainable development community. How do you think achieving SDG5 could help or even accelerate the progress of the other 16 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?”   Want to learn more about how we are working toward SDG5?  Click here to learn about our new initiative …