Graduate student David Sengeh gives back to Sierra Leone
December 18, 2012Media Lab doctoral student created a competition to help youth in his home country create their own solutions.
Sloan student is dressed for success — in her own line of clothes
December 5, 2012Aminata Kane MBA ’13 aims to have a positive social impact on the African continent while making great-fitting clothes.
Climate change: a developing challenge for poor nations
October 1, 2012MIT and U.N. researchers team up to tackle some of the heftiest climate change challenges developing countries will face as they confront an uncertain future.
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: True Africa
April 9, 2012Improving access to local businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa
In the World: Fostering entrepreneurship in developing nations
December 12, 2011In 11 years, MIT’s Accelerating Information Technology Innovation (AITI) program has trained more than 1,500 budding entrepreneurs in seven countries.