When the coronavirus canceled their plans, these Notre Dame students chose to pursue experiential learning through the Virtual Social Entrepreneur Corps Program: an internship program designed to sustain livelihoods and create opportunities in Guatemala and Ecuador.
USAID has partnered with the Pulte Institute to find solutions to making evidence-based, informed decisions when engaging the private sector. The result was the development of a unique new tool called the Private Sector Engagement Evidence Gap Map.
In a recent Chronicle of Philantropy op-ed, Ray Offenheiser, William J. Pulte Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, highlights the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on America’s food system and proposes policy changes to ameliorate the crisis.
Laurie Nathan, professor of the practice of mediation and Mediation Program director at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has published an article on post-conflict constitutions (PCCs) in Third World Quarterly.
Pulte Institute Executive Director Michael Sweikar joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition to advocate for the U.S. to continue to play a global leadership role through development and diplomacy during the pandemic.
The University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs and the international development consulting firm Chemonics International have begun a collaboration through the Keough School’s Integration Lab (i-Lab), a core component of the Master of Global Affairs program.
2019 Mandela Washington Fellow Jess Manhinca has organized the Notre Dame-Mandela Washington Fellows Talk, a series of webinars covering a variety of topics for entrepreneurs. The first webinar "Businesses Post COVID-19" will be held on May 15, 2020.
The University of Notre Dame was among 20 universities selected to welcome 25 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa to receive immersion training as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Since the 2010 earthquake, the Notre Dame Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences faculty have worked to design a stronger and more affordable housing model to provide resistance and structural reinforcement capable of withstanding both hurricanes and earthquakes.
NDIGD, Accenture, and HP are taking the lead to empower disconnected communities in northern Uganda by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity for Internet and communications technologies, education and training centers, and new locally developed ventures.