Mar 18, 2014
NYU Wagner Student's Nonprofit Invited to Clinton Global Initiative University
Clean Water for Everyone, a nonprofit organization founded and led by NYU Wagner’s Wemimo S. Abbey, has been invited to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University meeting March 21-23 at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
The meeting will bring together more than 1,000 student innovators like Abbey who have made commitments to action in: education; environment and climate change; peace and human rights; poverty alleviation; and public health. He will have the opportunity to attend plenary sessions, working sessions, and other special events devoted to these five focus areas, and to build networks, skills, and potential partnerships.
Abbey (as he likes to be called) is working at Wagner toward his MPA. Through Clean Water for Everyone, he has been working to provide access to clean and affordable water supply in developing nations. The nonprofit organization's social venture project in Ghana currently addresses issues of sanitation, sustainability, and women empowerment.
What's new at NYU Wagner?
WAGTalk: Daniel Smith, “Why Do Cities Go Bankrupt?”
Professor Dan Smith discusses three of the biggest municipal bankruptcies in U.S. history: Detroit, Michigan; Jefferson County, Alabama; and Stockton, California.
WAGTalk: Ingrid Gould Ellen, “Preserving History or Hindering Progress”
The preservation of historic neighborhoods has been the subject of controversy in New York City and in cities around the country. Professor Ingrid Ellen sheds light on this debate.
WAGTalk: Jonathan Morduch, “U.S. Financial Diaries”
The U.S. Financial Diaries project tracked the financial behaviors of 250 low-income American households. Professor Jonathan Morduch discusses how public policy and the private sector can create financial options for households working hard to get ahead.
NYU Wagner's 75th Celebration
On June 12, 2014, NYU Wagner celebrated 75 years of public service education.
WAGTalk: John Billings, “Improving Care for High Cost/ High Risk Patients”
Professor John Billings presents research that aims to identify and improve care for high cost/high risk Medicaid patients.