WDI News & Announcements
The latest approaches to monitoring sustainability in agricultural supply chains will be the next free webinar presented by WDI. The hour-long webinar, "Monitoring Sustainability Performance in Food & Agriculture Systems," will begin at 11 a.m. on June 25 and include a Q&A at the end with the guest presenters, Daniele Giovannucci and Jessica Mullan, Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA).
The monsoon season in Bangladesh. An alphabet soup of acronymns in South Africa. The stillness of the night in Rwanda. Being a “professional foreign person” in Brazil.
One of WDI’s global projects, the U.S. Department of State’s Leading Entrepreneur Expert Partnership (LEEP), partners with U.S. embassies and in-country collaborators to have professionals share their expertise and facilitate relationships and dialogue in emerging markets to motivate the next generation of entrepreneurs to develop solutions to global challenges.
Thirteen University of Michigan graduate students from six University of Michigan schools and colleges have traveled to 12 countries around the world this summer as part of the WDI Global Impact Internship program.