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WBG Young Professionals Program – Webinar

WBG Young Professionals Program – Webinar

Friday, Jun 25, 2021 1:00 AM










World Bank Group

For over 50 years, the World Bank Group Young Professionals Program (WBG YPP) has recruited some of the brightest young minds to contribute to our top priorities, from poverty eradication, social development and climate change, to the current response to the COVID-19 crisis. If you are 32 or younger with a passion for international development or finance, graduate level education, relevant work experience, language skills and leadership potential, register for this event to learn more about the WBG YPP. Applications open June 15 - July 15 for roles across the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). During the event, you will learn more about how the program recently expanded to develop future leaders to collaborate effectively across our institutions, on joint solutions to development challenges. The event will begin with a presentation followed by breakout rooms, where Young Professionals will share their experience and tips for applying. WBG staff are recruited from around the world, with preference to nationals of WBG member countries and countries of operations. We welcome all qualified individuals, from diverse professional, academic and cultural backgrounds to apply. Please note the following time zone: Washington DC 9:00pm Jakarta 8:00 am Beijing 9:00am Tokyo 10:00am Melbourne 11:00 am Wellington 1:00 pm


Ran Li

Young Professional, World Bank
Ran joined the World Bank’s Macroeconomic, Trade & Investment (MTI) unit in 2018 through the YPP, serving as Country Economist for Saint Lucia, Grenada and St Kitts & Nevis.

Sanjay Surana

Young Professional, IFC
Sanjay is currently based in IFC's Hong Kong office after finishing his first rotation in Washington DC. He focuses on IFC’s equity investment in the Asia region.

Angella Montfaucon

Young Professional, World Bank
Angella joined the WBG in 2019 as a Young Professional. She is based in the Jakarta office & works on trade policy for export competitiveness & fiscal policy, for Indonesia, the Philippines & Fiji.

Samuel Mungai

Young Professional, IFC
Sam joined IFC through the Young Professionals Program in 2019. He is currently working with the Infrastructure team in Asia. In his prior role, he worked with MIGA as part of Global Transaction Team.

Karin Strydom

Deputy Program Manager, WBG Young Professionals Program
Karin is the Deputy Program Manager of the WBG Young Professionals Program. She joined IFC more than 20 years ago as Investment Officer, and most recently worked as Principal Strategy Officer.

Vilma Aguilar

Program Manager, WBG Young Professionals Program
Vilma is the Program Manager of the WBG Young Professionals Program. She has over 25 years of experience as a Human Resources professional in international development organizations.

Paul Barbour

Chief Strategy Officer, MIGA
Paul is MIGA’s Chief Strategy Officer, with overall responsibility for MIGA’s rolling three-year strategic plans. Prior to this role, he was a Senior Risk Officer at MIGA and an Economist at the IFC.

Iman Kedir

Communications & Outreach Specialist, WBG Young Professionals Program
Iman is the focal point for communications and outreach for the WBG YPP. She has over 10 years of experience creating large-scale engagements and campaigns for international brands and organizations.

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