2018 World Bank Ideas for Action Competition
Ideas for Action, a joint program of the World Bank and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School, is a youth competition centered around financing sustainable development. Every year, students and young professionals from around the world participate to design ideas for financing and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities with other young leaders as well as some of the most senior decision-makers in international development, academia, and the private sector.
The finalists and winners will be selected by a panel of academics and experienced development professionals from public and private sector institutions. Winners of the competition get the opportunity to:
Eligibility: Students and young professionals between the ages of 18-35 years from around the world are invited participate.
Team Registration: Teams must consist of two to six members and may be formed across different schools, institutions, companies, countries, nationalities, etc. We recommend all teams to register for our listserv above to receive updates on I4A programs and events leading up to the competition deadline.
Submission: Proposals must be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format using the SurveyMonkey link below.
Your proposal should include the following:
Deadline: 28th February, 2018