- Expanding the Bahraini Economy Through Business Mentorship
Monday, June 27, 2022WDI is supporting a new project funded by the U.S. State Department and implemented by the Center for International Private Enterprise in collaboration with a consortium of partners. The project seeks to unleash the growth potential of Bahraini entrepreneurs and micro, small and medium-sized enterprises through mentorship.
- Q&A: Understanding the Link Between Tech, Vaccine Coverage
Monday, June 13, 2022In a recent study, WDI Healthcare Vice President Pascale Leroueil and co-authors present a method for estimating the impact of vaccine technologies on vaccination coverage rates. They designed the method to help decision makers better assess the most value for their money, with the goal of improving vaccine coverage for vulnerable communities.
- A Global Education for a Global Workplace
Tuesday, May 24, 2022WDI has supported global connections for more than 1,700 students in more than 60 countries since the Institute was founded thirty years ago, and this year was no different. Twenty graduate students pursuing their MBA at Ross participated in WDI-supported projects in 2022, helping advance the work of WDI partner organizations in Ghana, India, Uganda and Ukraine.
- New Course Helps HR Leaders with Tech Transformation
Wednesday, May 4, 2022WDI will partner with the India-based edu-career tech organization, LeadUp Universe, to provide a career playbook for working professionals focused around skills development, mentoring, coaching and professional networking. Their first joint program, a post-graduate certificate program, will launch in July 2022.
- WDI Board Honors Secretary Albright
Wednesday, April 27, 2022The Board of Directors of the William Davidson Institute (WDI) unanimously passed a resolution honoring Madeleine Albright, the first female Secretary of State who died in March. In 2001, former Secretary Albright was appointed the first Distinguished Scholar at WDI and visited the U-M campus several times.
- WDI Partners with FSB in Vietnam to Provide Management Training
Thursday, April 21, 2022In continuing its successful track record of collaborating with universities in emerging market countries to provide world-class executive education programs, William Davidson Institute is partnering with the FPT School of Business & Technology to provide management training in Vietnam.
- In Africa, Bridging the Financing Gap Between Banks, Clinics
Wednesday, March 23, 2022The Africa Medical Equipment Facility, launched by IFC, is connecting lenders and medical professionals to improve the availability of medical equipment across the continent. It aims to provide security and support for both sides of the interaction. The IFC engaged WDI to deliver AMEF training courses to both client financial institutions and healthcare focused SMEs in Cote d’Ivoire.
- Voices from Ukraine
Tuesday, March 8, 2022Learn more about the war in Ukraine from Sophia Opatska, Vice Rector at Ukraine Catholic University—a WDI partner. Opatska offered to give an interview to help spread the word about what is happening there and its greater context. Her responses were sent on March 5—the tenth day of the invasion.
- Watch a Replay of the WDI Panel ‘From R&D to the Patient’
Thursday, March 3, 2022The William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (WDI) hosted the virtual panel "From R&D to the Patient: Changing the Role of Business in Global Health" on Feb. 25. Moderated by WDI Vice President, Healthcare Pascale Leroueil, the discussion was recorded and is now available to watch and share.
- Three Virtual Exchange Alums Awarded Prestigious Fellowships
Wednesday, March 2, 2022Three student alums of international virtual exchanges managed by the William Davidson Institute have been invited to join an inaugural fellowship launched by the Stevens Initiative, the supporting partner of the programs. The Stevens Initiative selected at total five fellows from the U.S. and nine fellows from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for the inaugural 2022 Stevens Initiative Alumni Fellowship cohort.