In 1978, my father, Yonas Biru, fled Ethiopia to escape a reign of terror imposed by a communist junta. His endeavor was risky. Anyone who was caught fleeing was shot dead on the spot. He fled under the cover of night with only the clothes he wore, a plastic water canteen and an Ethiopian Coptic cross. Continue reading
The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Caribbean professionals in its work force. This commitment to hire Caribbean nationals reflects the Bank Group’s senior leadership commitment for a diverse workforce in which Caribbean nationals can play a key role in fighting poverty and increasing shared prosperity.
In 2015, the World Bank Group launched a recruitment mission to attract Sub Saharan African professionals to its work force. The initiative was the first of its kind for the institution and resulted in numerous hires into business areas such as Education, Health, Development Economics, Information Technology Systems, Social Urban/Rural & Resilience and Governance. The World Bank Group continues its commitment to hiring Sub-Saharan African professionals and announces its latest recruitment mission to again attract highly qualified Sub-Saharan African professionals who are looking for an exciting career, where their effort will contribute to the institution’s goal of ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. Continue reading
The World Bank (WB) Young Professionals Program is a premier global recruitment program and is a unique opportunity for exceptionally talented young people (under 33 – born on October 1, 1984 or after) with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. The Program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to the World Bank’s Operations such as: economics, finance, education, public health, social sciences, engineering, urban planning, and natural resource management. More
1. JOB: Sierra Leone President’s Ebola recovery team, McKinsey (Deadline Monday, April 4 9am)
Team Leader – Support to the Sierra Leone President’s Delivery Team
McKinsey is a global management-consulting firm that helps leading organisations and governments make distinctive, lasting and substantial improvements in their performance. Over the last seven decades, the firm’s primary objective has remained constant: to serve senior leaders as their most trusted external advisor on critical issues facing their organisations. We have made a significant commitment to working across sectors (public, social, and private) to tackle the world’s most pressing issues in economic development. We have unparalleled reach (106 offices in 61 countries), experience (serving over 90 national governments, multilaterals or foundations), and an outstanding talent base (17,000 employees). We have conducted over 1,000 economic development client engagements in over 95 countries on all continents during the past 5 years Continue reading
Aujourd’hui, je vous fais découvrir une autre grande université de la capitale américaine, George Washington University.
GWU comme on dit est en termes d’étudiants une des plus grosses universités à Washington DC. En images. Continue reading
Si vous considérez vivre ou poursuivre vos études dans la région de Washington DC, alors, considérez Georgetown University, une des meilleures universités dans la région. Continue reading
Parler salaire c’est tabou partout et les Etats-Unis n’échappent pas à la règle. Cependant, afin de savoir s’ils sont bien ou mal payés, beaucoup de personnes aux Etats-Unis utilisent ces sites: Continue reading
Africaines, Africains, la Banque Mondiale a besoin de vous. Voici quelque opportunités. La date limite de dépôt des candidatures est le 31 août 2015. Continue reading
Cette semaine, je suis tombée sur un article sur un certain Olivier Blanchard, directeur de la recherche économique du Fonds Monétaire international (FMI) qui quitte cette institution pour rejoindre un think tank de Washington DC. Après la lecture de l’article, je me suis demandée à quoi servait bien le FMI. Continue reading