Young business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean will travel to South Bend to work alongside local businesses, start-ups, non-governmental organizations and similar entities.
The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) hosted a series of competitive activities stationed all across campus on Notre Dame Day in order to raise awareness among members of the community about the work NDIGD does in developing countries around the globe.
Monitoring and Evaluation specialists from the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) have completed an impact evaluation baseline for the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) project in Uganda. This project aims to empower disconnected communities by providing electrification solutions, Internet and communication technologies equipment, and entrepreneurship training.
Partnering with host organizations in Brazil, Colombia, India, and South Africa, twelve Notre Dame students will be completing research projects of varying lengths throughout 2015 and 2016. These students will be receiving financial support through the USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships, a partnership between universities and the U.S. Global Development Lab to help expand USAID’s Research and Innovation Fellowship Program. Its primary goal is to create a global network of researchers addressing today's most pressing issues in the developing world.
Students receiving the USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellowship awards are John Dillon, Elisa Ditta, Meghan Gallagher, Craig Iffland, Stefanie Israel, Cecilia Lero, Emily Maiden, Robert McCune, Michael Penta, Annette Ruth, Lucia Tiscornia, and Kelsey Whiting-Jones...
The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) is one of six elite university programs selected for a grant awarded by the new U.S. Global Development Lab. The $219,000 grant awarded to NDIGD, with the potential for an additional $514,000 in the second and third years, is the first co-created project awarded by the Lab. The USAID | Notre Dame Global Development Fellowships will help expand USAID’s Research and Innovation Fellowship Program. The goal for the program is to create a global network of researchers addressing today's most pressing issues in the developing world...
This week, 25 students from across Africa begin six weeks of training in business and entrepreneurship on the Notre Dame campus as part of the Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative.