Mohit and Nitin, your D-Prize winners

The announcement of the annual D-Prize winner is something I look forward to every year. The D-Prize, sponsored by the Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC), is a development entrepreneurship competition that awards up to $30,000 to recipients to pilot an anti-poverty venture in the developing world. It’s one of Fletcher’s best showcases of the amazing creativity and innovation in our student community.

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2019 D-Prize winner

Back in October, I mentioned the Fletcher D-Prize (formally the “Fletcher D-Prize Poverty Venture Solutions Competition,” if you’re not into the whole brevity thing). Administered by the Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC), the D-Prize awards up to $30,000 for a social entrepreneurship proposal to combat poverty in the developing world. It’s one of the coolest things at Fletcher, in my view.

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Experiential learning at Fletcher

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: graduate school is about much more than taking a handful of classes over a couple years. Fletcher students are of course deep thinkers, but they’re also active doers. It’s been gratifying, then, to see an uptick over the past few years in programming and available funding to help support the various professional and scholarly pursuits of our students.

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