Initiative for Global Development Launches New Website//

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WASHINGTON, DC / SEATTLE, WA – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) today formally unveiled its new website in a move that the organization says will improve access to IGD’s innovative programs and better integrate social media. “The new IGD website is a huge step forward not only for IGD,… Read More


IGD Frontier 100 Forum Convening Top Business Leaders in Africa to Advance the Continent’s Economic Growth and Development//

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Initiative for Global Development to convene leading CEOs and senior executives in Africa to share insights and advance initiatives in power, agriculture, and mobile technology WASHINGTON, DC / SEATTLE, WA – New approaches to catalyze investments in electric power generation and agricultural value chains are expected to top the agenda… Read More


IGD Announces Fellowship to Advance Next Generation of African Business Leaders//

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SEATTLE, WA / WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) today launched the Jennifer Potter Emerging Leaders Fellowship, a groundbreaking effort to inspire and empower the next generation of African business leaders. The initiative recognizes outgoing President & CEO Jennifer Potter’s ten years of leadership and commemorates the… Read More


IGD Announces Retirement of President & CEO Jennifer Potter//

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SEATTLE, WA – The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) announced today that Jennifer Potter is retiring as President and CEO of the organization. Ms. Potter, who has provided executive leadership of IGD since its incorporation in 2007, will continue to lead the organization until a replacement is found. The IGD… Read More

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