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Where’s the Youth?: World Bank Update

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Written by Gloria Oladipo, a SustainUS World Bank delegate and Freshman at Cornell University. For the past 4 days, I have had the amazing opportunity to attend a variety of meetings centering on the activity and functioning of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and other parties.  Those…

WB17 Delegation Delivers Demands to Dr. Kim, Madame Lagarde

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This week, our first ever SustainUS World Bank Delegation took the goals we had developed at the start of the Annual Meetings and created a specific demands sheet for the World Bank.  This two-sided page was hand-delivered by the Townhall moderator to Dr. Jim Yong Kim (World Bank Group President)…

Native America and the World Bank

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Written by Kayla DeVault.  Edited by Greg Eichhorn. At SustainUS, we strive to incorporate and empower the voices of more than just US citizens.  We also include immigrants, refugees and asylum-seekers, students and workers on visas, and dual citizens.  This last piece is important because “dual citizens” also includes Native…

Intelligence is Asking the Right Questions: Day 2

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Written by Brian Gómez, WB17 Delegation Vice Co-leader. Day two of our delegation was action-packed! We started off the day with a quick meeting about what this week was going to look like, what we were excited about, and all that we were hoping to accomplish.  Then our delegation walked…