Ben Desmond (MBA 2020) worked on a WDI-sponsored Multidisciplinary Action Project (MAP) team of four MBA students developing alternative payment options for patients at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. The team worked closely with hospital leadership and a local financial technology company to integrate mobile money payments into hospital operations.
Desmond graduated from Colby College in 2011, majoring in Economics. After graduation, he joined Teach For America, working as a middle school math teacher and grade level administrator at KIPP Academy Lynn, a charter school in Massachusetts. He later joined Bridge International Academies, an education tech company with schools in Africa and India. Upon graduation from the Ross School of Business, Desmond has plans to work for the Boston Consulting Group.