Milken Innovation Center and Blum Lab for Developing Economies launch 2021 Global Fellowship Orientation Week


The Milken Innovation Center and Blum Lab for Developing Economies Global Fellows program enrolls fellows around the world to work with in-country partners in Israel and abroad (Governments, business, Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs), local authorities and development finance organizations) to solve various development challenges across agriculture/food, water, energy, education, housing, finance and health by blending development finance with technological solutions.

As part of its objectives of providing capacity building opportunities to its Global fellows, Milken Innovation Center and Blum Lab for Developing Economies we launched the Global Fellowship Orientation Training. The orientation training is billed to inspire, equip, and invest in the career development goals and Project Implementation Plans(PIPs) of fellows through thematic- focused workshops, discussions and case study examination.

The Speakers billed for the Orientation workshop include:

Prof. Glenn Yago, Senior Director, Milken Innovation Center

Dr. Aliza Inbal, Director, Pears Program for Global Innovation

Dr. Shmuel Abramzon- Chief Economist Office, Ministry of Finance

Tamir Huberman, Founder Tamir Insights

Zafrir Assaf, Former Director of Emerging Markets, Ministry of Economy

Jeremy Bentley, Director, Citi Israel; Hackim Abdul, Director, Citi-London

Bonnie Glick- Former Deputy Director, U. S. Agency for International Development(USAID)

Anat Carmel, International Development, Israel Prime Minister’s Office

Daniela Kandel, Director of Innovation Bridges, Start-Up Nation Central

The Orientation Training holds thus:

Date: March 15- 17, 2021

Training Location: Zoom

For further enquiries, please contact Orly Movshovitz- Landskroner on telephone on 052-847465 or via email on

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