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March 24, 2021

Latin America and Caribbean DIV Information Session

On March 24, 2021, the USAID Mission in Paraguay organized a virtual information session in Spanish in order for participants to learn more about USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV). During the meeting, they shared the different financing opportunities that exist, the selection criteria that DIV applies, some examples of innovations that DIV has financed in the past, and what the application process is like. At the end, a question and answer session was held with the participants. The event was promoted through the USAID Mission in Paraguay, the USAID Latin America and Caribbean Office, the DIV team, and some other USAID missions in the region. In total, more than 130 actors from the social ecosystem of the region participated. Find the PowerPoint presentation and recording of the event here (Spanish version here).


El 24 de marzo de 2021, la Misión de USAID en Paraguay organizó una sesión informativa virtual en español con la finalidad de que los participantes aprendieran más sobre USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV). Durante el encuentro, se compartieron las distintas oportunidades de financiamiento que existen, los criterios de selección que DIV aplica, algunos ejemplos de innovaciones que DIV ha financiado en el pasado y como es el proceso de postulación. Al final, se realizó una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con los participantes. La promoción del evento se realizó a través de la Misión de USAID en Paraguay, la Oficina de América Latina y el Caribe de USAID, el equipo DIV y algunas otras misiones de USAID en la región. En total, participaron más de 130 actores del ecosistema social de la región. Encuentre la presentacion PowerPoint y la grabación del evento aquí.

February 25, 2021 and March 3, 2021

Sankalp Africa Summit 2021

Prior to the Sankalp Africa Summit, there was a live, virtual open information session where entrepreneurs that are new to USAID and DIV could learn about the program, get help to determine if DIV funding is a good fit for their business ideas, and get answers to questions that they submitted before the event. View the video from the Q&A session here and the Q&A slide deck here.

On March 3, DIV enlisted former DIV staff and grantees to help potential applicants dive deeper into what makes a strong application by providing live feedback on their pitch presentations. Learn more by watching the video of the session below.

February 3, 2020

A Conversation with 2019 Nobel Laureate Dr. Michael Kremer

In February 2020,  USAID hosted "A Conversation with 2019 Nobel Laureate Dr. Michael Kremer" at the Ronald Reagan Building Amphitheater in Washington, D.C. The event included remarks from Nobel Laureate and DIV Co-founder and Scientific Director Dr. Michael Kremer, USAID Administrator Mark Green, and DIV innovators.