IGD Leadership Council



Africa’s Youngest Billionaire joins Initiative for Global Development’s Leadership Council//

Categories: Featured , IGD Leadership Council , IGD Members , IGD News

(Photo from Forbes.com) Mohammed Dewji joins Secretary Madeleine Albright, General Colin Powell and Lewis Kaden to advise IGD’s strategic direction Washington, D.C. – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) is pleased to announce the new Corporate Co-Chair of the IGD Leadership Council. Mohammed Dewji, Group CEO of Mohammed Enterprise Tanzania… 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’s Leadership Council welcomes prominent African CEOs//

Categories: Featured , IGD In the News , IGD Leadership Council , IGD News , Member News

In order to strengthen IGD’s capacity to catalyze investment in Africa and drive socioeconomic impact, we are pleased to announce the expansion of our Leadership Council to include a number of prominent African CEOs. This step is in recognition of the important role these individuals are playing in catalyzing business… Read More


Initiative for Global Development Congratulates Interior Secretary Sally Jewell//

Categories: IGD Leadership Council , IGD Members

Former IGD Board Chair and Leadership Council member confirmed by Senate Seattle, WA / Washington, D.C. –  In a statement released April 10, the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) congratulated former board chair and Leadership Council member Sally Jewell for her confirmation as Secretary of the Interior. IGD noted that… Read More


IGD Leadership Council CEOs and Policy Experts Discuss Power, Workforce Development//

Categories: Events , IGD Leadership Council , Infrastructure , Training

On March 11, the IGD Leadership Council met in Washington for a series of focused discussions on IGD’s strategic initiatives in Africa. Topics included the continent’s enormous need for reliable power and how to train and educate its growing workforce. The meeting also celebrated IGD’s first decade, honoring outgoing President… Read More

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