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MIT, Program Manager Position - Entrepreneur Development in Low-Income Countries

The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at MIT seeks a Fellowship Program Manager, preferably with experience in Asia and/or Latin America. This position reports to the Assistant Director or her designee.The Fellowship Program Manager (FPM):•       Is responsible for managing the recruitment and selection of Fellows from Asia and Latin America annually, and strengthening the alumni networks in those regions.•       Collaborates closely with the FPM for Africa to provide Legatum…See More
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Will Guyster is the Fellowship Program Manager/Africa Specialist at the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship. He has 15+ years of experience in fields of small business development, financial management, disaster recovery, and international development. He has worked institutions as varied as The World Bank, the Academy for Educational Development, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, and the US Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service. Immediately prior to the Legatum Center, Will lived in Ghana and ran Good Morning Africa, an organization he founded to fight poverty in Africa through the development of locally-owned and socially-responsible business. He has also submitted articles for dissemination at the United Nations, Columbia University, The World Bank, and the USDA on topics as varied as Food Dependence in Central Asia and East Africa, African Democratization in the 1990s, the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction Process, and the World Bank’s Economic Growth Indicators. Will is a graduate of Columbia University where he focused on Political Economy, International Development, and Globalization.
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
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Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Worldwide, with special focus on sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, the Middle East, and the former Soviet Union.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United States
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Fellowship Program Manager / Africa Specialist
How many years professional experience do you have ?
15+
What is your personal or organizational website?
http://legatum.mit.edu
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
French, Russian
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Business, Democratization, Development, Organizational Development, Social Entreprenuership
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Budgeting, Capacity Building, Curriculum Development, Program Administration, Program Design, Research
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Enterprise Solutions to poverty, small business incubation, social entrepreneurship

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Our *NEW* Social Enterprise Fellows Program! (in AFRICA this Summer!)

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This program is geared towards CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS OR RECENT GRADS who:



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