Month: December 2017

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Sindhu Kumari

Sindhu Kumari

Youth Voices Co-Chair In her spare time, Sindhu enjoys traveling, running, cooking and spending time with friend and family

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Emily Yan

Emily Yan

Youth Voices Co-Chair Beibei, Chinese national, has been in a happy relationship with the Y2Y since 2015. She’s now based in Addis Ababa.

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Grace Sinaga

Grace Sinaga

Communication Co-Chair A Third Culture Kid & former musician who believes that education is a mighty weapon to combat gender inequality.

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Ashley Cohen

Ashley Cohen

Communication Co-Chair Outside of work Ashley can be found catching the latest advance movie screening or enjoying a cycle class.

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Y2Y Masquerade Ball Fundraiser, December 2017

Y2Y Masquerade Ball Fundraiser, December 2017

The International Organizations Holiday Party was held on December 2, 1017 All proceeds from the event went to chosen Non-Profits engaged for Youth and Education – see Non-Profits details below. – Cultivando Sonrisas is a nonprofit organization that provides a safe home for girls (ages 0-18), who are at risk of physical and sexual abuse, and exploitation due…

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Sandra Jensson

Sandra Jensson

Communications Co-Chair In her spare time, Sandra loves to spend time with family and friends, discover new places and baking.

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Bhuvan Bhatnagar

Bhuvan Bhatnagar

I joined the World Bank at a relatively young age, at 24, and I strongly believe that if I stand tall today, I stand on the shoulders of others – senior staff who have mentored me over the years. Manager, Development Finance

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Global Youth Climate Network

Global Youth Climate Network

GYCN is a new Y2Y initiative that aims to act as a catalyst for youth, both at the Bank and throughout the world, to work together to develop and implement initiatives that raise awareness and mitigate climate change. We see climate change as the defining issue of this generation and seek the opportunity to amplify…

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Youth Innovation Fund (YIF)

Youth Innovation Fund (YIF)

The YIF provides an opportunity for the WBG youth to design and implement development projects around the world with the purpose of channeling fresh ideas into WBG operations while engaging and empowering youth. Grants are given to project teams on a competitive basis, bringing together individuals from different WBG units and countries, to promote innovation,…

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