2015 News Collection
Entry forms for the NextBillion Case Writing Competition are due Oct. 12.
WDI Base of the Pyramid Researcher Heather Esper is in Peru to visit a base of the pyramid (BoP) venture as part of a research project with the Bernard van Leer Foundation.
USAID Administrator Raj Shah visited WDI on Sept. 28 to meet with students to hear about their summer internships in developing countries. He said he wanted to support and inspire students to get involved in improving the lives of people around the world.
Prashant Yadav, WDI’s Director of Health Care Research, will discuss the global problem of counterfeit drugs at the World Summit on Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Boston. The billion-dollar counterfeit drug industry kills thousands of people worldwide each year.