An entrepreneur aims to work in Africa
August 21, 2013Graduate student Sarah Dimson is hatching plans for renewable energy and affordable housing in Tanzania.
Power to the people
April 17, 2013From afar, MIT grad student Chidube Ezeozue devotes energy to his fellow Nigerians.
Legatum Fellows bring innovation to emerging markets
February 1, 2013Students see opportunities in the emerging economies of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Young African leaders propose paths to prosperity for the continent
December 18, 2012Members of Youth Think Tank meet with Legatum Center staff and fellows at MIT.
Sanergy, led by Legatum Center alumni fellows, wins social innovation award
December 5, 2012Aims to develop sustainable sanitation services in urban slums
Fear of failure
November 1, 2012Recent Legatum Center workshop discusses fear, and examines ways to overcome it in entrepreneurial pursuits.
Legatum Center awards seed grants
May 23, 2012Program has now funded more than 100 projects since 2009.
Out of thick air
April 20, 2011MIT graduate student is working to make water available for the world’s poor by refining the tools and techniques of fog harvesting.
Universities can lead in development, USAID head says during MIT visit
April 7, 2011Discusses how new ideas are needed for battling disease, extending education and improving lives in poor nations.
Legatum Center operations manager wins Peace Corps award
September 17, 2010Anna Omura and 8 other former Peace Corps volunteers are honored for commitment to community service.
Legatum Center at MIT awards IAP 2010 seed grants
February 4, 2010
Of note: Legatum Seed Grant applications now being accepted
November 4, 2009