Register February 28, 2018 | Submit February 28, 2018 | FREE ARCHITECTURE COMPETITION
Ideas for Action
Ideas for Action, a joint program of the World Bank and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School, is a youth competition centered around financing sustainable development. Every year, students and young professionals from around the world participate to design ideas for financing and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, receive support from a dedicated startup accelerator at the Wharton School, and benefit from unique networking opportunities with other young leaders as well as some of the most senior decision-makers in international development, academia, and the private sector.
Deadline for proposal submissions: February 28, 2018 at 11:59PM (PST)
Announcement of submissions selected for the final round*: Early April 2018
Announcement of winners: May 31, 2018
The finalists and winners will be selected by a panel of academics and experienced development professionals from public and private sector institutions. Winners of the competition get the opportunity to:
Present their ideas at an event during the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group,
Receive support from a project incubator at the Wharton School, and
Benefit from unique networking opportunities with experts from international development, academia, and the private sector.