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World Bank/Zecklin Ideas for Action Competition 2020 at Wharton

World Bank/Zecklin Ideas for Action Competition 2020 at Wharton

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The World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center at Wharton invites applicants to participate in the 2020 Ideas for Action (I4A) competition. This program aims to engage young people between 18 to 35 years of age to develop innovative solutions in support of the implementation of the SDGs. Ideas for Action provides students and young professionals from around the world with a unique opportunity to help shape the international development agenda and to take an active role in changing the world. Moreover, the World Bank Group and Zicklin Center are organizing this program in the joint association with the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

This is a knowledge platform connecting young leaders all around the world who are passionate about the future development of our world. The Wharton School hosts an annual competition during which youths from around the world design ideas for financing the UN’s new development agenda. The competition acts as a catalyst to spark global conversation among millennials and seeks to encourage them to contribute their own voice to the development conversation.


This competition is open to everyone who is between 18 to 35 years of age. In addition to that, each participating team must consist of two to six members and may be formed across different schools, institutions, companies, countries, nationalities, etc. Furthermore, the organizing committee recommends that all teams register and sign up for updates below to receive the latest information on I4A programs and events leading up to the competition deadline.


The luck winner of the World Bank/Zecklin Ideas for Action Competition 2020 will

  • Present their ideas at an event during the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group.
  • Also, receive support from a project incubator at the Wharton School.
  • Benefit from unique capacity development and networking opportunities with experts from international development, academia, and the private sector.

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Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline29 February,2020
Open toPhiladelphia
OrganizerWorld Bank Group and Zicklin Center



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