WDI News & Announcements
Aija Priede-Sietina is not the kind of businesswoman who fits into easy categories. The Latvian architect and mother of two is co-founder and general director of KUKUU, a small, family-owned company that crafts stylish baby furniture. Well schooled in designing and building things, Priede-Sietina, however, lacked formal business training.
WDI Publishing recently released a new case study on the evolution of a global cross sector partnership between Walmart and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The case explores the successes, challenges, and lessons learned in the 15-year collaboration between the two organizations.
WDI Senior Fellow Prashant Yadav recently spoke with a reporter on the impact of personalized medicine - the customization of health care in which medical decisions are tailored to the individual patient - in India and other emerging markets.
On the heels of her panel presentation at the BoP Global Network Summit last month in Vermont, Heather Esper, Program Manager for WDI's Performance Measurement Initiative, wrote an article for WDI's NextBillion blog site on tools and methodologies businesses are using to understand how they are really doing and to improve mutual value.