Technology and Innovation for Impact: 2017 World Bank Youth Summit

Interested in the intersections of technology, policy, economics, and international relations?

The World Bank is hosting its fifth annual Youth Summit focusing on “Technology and Innovation for Impact” for 2017. Running December 4th-5th at the World Bank in Washington, DC, the two-day summit will contain plenary sessions to engage youth with thought-leaders in technology and innovation and workshops to provide youth attendees with the opportunity to share ideas and discuss. An important element of the Summit is the Competition which will invite young professionals to submit business or policy level proposals on the theme “Technology and Innovation for Impact.” This year’s theme focuses on the opportunity rapid technological change presents to make the world more prosperous and inclusive.

For more information, check out the WBG Youth Summit and Competition.

By Catherine Basl
Catherine Basl Career Counselor Catherine Basl