Yearly Archives: 2013



IGD Mourns the Death of Nelson Mandela//

Categories: Featured , Member News

The Initiative for Global Development joins the world in mourning the passing of Nelson Mandela. Mandela was a tremendous leader who recognized the potential that existed within South Africa, and helped the country realize that potential. Ambassador Mark Green, President and CEO of IGD, remembered Mandela, stating, “I never met… Read More


IGD Congratulates Former CEO Jennifer Potter, Recipient of Global Hero Award//

Categories: Featured , IGD Leadership Council , Member News

The Initiative for Global Development heartily congratulates Jennifer Potter, who last week received Global Washington’s “Global Hero Award.” The Award was presented in recognition of her work to drive poverty reduction by catalyzing business growth and investment as past President and founding CEO of IGD as well as her continuing… Read More


IGD and the MCC Host Twitter Town Hall to Raise Awareness About Open Data//

Categories: Member News

Kevin Fischer authored this post. Last week, the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) co-hosted a Twitter Town Hall to highlight the benefits of creating, accessing and using open data. The #Data4All discussion included over 100 individuals and organizations globally, including notable participants such as… Read More


Join IGD and MCC for a Twitter Town Hall//

Categories: Events , Featured

This post was penned by Kevin Fischer, IGD’s Networks and Resource Development Associate. Twitter Town Hall on Open Data When: Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11:00 am Where: Twitter Last week, IGD joined the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Initiative and the MCC was ranked first in the… Read More

1