• IMPACT-WB24X

IMPACT-WB24X

IMPACT-WB24X took place during the 2024 World Bank Spring Meetings. This convergence of minds and resources delivered on the promise to be a pivotal moment in the global pursuit of progress, with a focus on three critical domains: fin-tech, climate sustainability, and health and wellness. 


Date: April 19th, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location:   Milken School of Public Health, Lower Lecture Hall, George Washington University (next to IFC/WB),
950 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.

Schedule

Time

Startup/Speaker

Session 1 : Fin Tech

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Nish Acharya, Equal Innovation

9:05 AM - 9:09 AM

Asaak
Kaivan K. Sattar, CEO

9:10 AM - 9:14 AM

CloQ
Rafaela Cavalcanti, Founder

9:15 AM - 9:19 AM

Giving Credit
David Henderson, Founder

9:20 AM - 9:24 AM

Nilus
Ady Beitler, Co-Founder and CEO

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Keynote: Darius Graham, Managing Director, Community Investment, Greater Washington Foundation

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Panel Discussion

10:02 AM - 10:06 AM

BlueCheck Charitable Foundation Inc
Murphy Poindexter, Co-founder

10:06 AM - 10:10 AM

Institute for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Management
Chauncia Willis, Co-Founder and CEO

10:11 AM - 10:15 AM

Impactable
Catherine Griffin, Founder

10:21 AM - 10:35 AM

Panel Discussion

10:37 AM - 10:52 AM

Keynote: Nate Hurst, Hurst Strategies and former Managing Director, Blackrock Foundation

10:50 AM - 10:55 AM

Closing Remarks

Session 2 : Climate Change

11:10 AM - 11:15 AM

Opening Remarks: Nish Acharya, Equal Innovation

11:15 AM - 11:19 AM

Kosmotive
Blandine Umuziranenge, Founder and CEO

11:20 AM - 11:24 AM

JUA Technologies International, Inc
Klein Ileleji, Co-founder, CEO/CTO

11:25 AM - 11:29 AM

Build Initiative Foundation
Anna Mae Lamentillo, Founder

11:30 AM - 11:35 AM

TechNext Inc. (technext.ai)
Anuraag Singh, Co-founder

11:36 AM - 11:51 PM

Keynote: Arun Gupta, Author, Venture Meets Mission

11:51 AM - 12:06 PM

Panel discussion moderated by Nish Acharya

12:06 PM - 12:10 PM

Worldtech Consult
Siabi Paul Senaye, Founder and CEO

12:11 PM - 12:15 PM

TomTex
Atom Nguyen, Co-Founder

12:16 PM - 12:30 PM

Keynote: Erwin Gianchandani, Assistant Director for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships at NSF

12:30 PM - 12:34 PM

Ongeza Zao na Pato
Richard Geegbae

12:35 PM - 12:40 PM

AxNano
Doug Speight, CEO

12:40 PM - 12:44 PM

Coastal Protection Services
Alex Berkowitz, Founder & CEO

12:46 PM - 1:00 PM

Panel Discussion

1:01 PM - 1:15 PM

Keynote: Uri Fishelson, Global Director for Sustainability and Climate Technologies, Deloitte Global

1:15 PM - 1:20 PM

Closing Remarks

Session 3 : Health

2:00 PM - 2:05 PM

Opening Remarks: Nish Acharya, Equal Innovation

2:05 PM - 2:09 PM

Benten Technologies, Inc.
Tony Ma, Co-founder

2:10 PM - 2:14 PM

CheckUps

2:15 PM - 2:19 PM

Daara Nano Biosesnse

2:20 PM - 2:24 PM

DoktorConnect
Joseph Olowe, Founder

2:25 PM - 2:29 PM

Health Tech Without Borders, Inc.
Dr. Jarone Lee, Co-founder

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Keynote: Amita Vyas, Professor and Director | Center of Excellence in Maternal & Child Health,  Milken Center of Public Health, GW University 

2:47 PM - 3:02 PM

Panel Discussion

3:06 PM - 3:10 PM

MyQabila
Marina Rahim, Founder

3:11 PM - 3:15 PM

DIA Sensor
Sloane Tilley, CEO & Co-Founder

3:16 PM - 3:20 PM

Silibrain LLC
Roberto C. Baldizon, Founder

3:21 PM - 3:25 PM

AvantGuard
Ted Eveleth, CEO

3:31 PM - 3:46 PM

Keynote: Claudio Lilienfeld, Lead, Harvard Voluntary Licensing and Access To Medicine Project

3:48 PM - 4:03 PM

Panel discussion moderated by Nish Acharya, Equal Innovation

4:03 PM - 4:05 PM

Closing Remarks



Our Logistics Services

Fin-Clusion through Tech

9:00AM - 11:00AM

Presenting technology solutions for
financial inclusion and access to
capital, including products and services connecting people to governmentprograms and the social safety nets toempower them.

Climate & Sustainability

11:15AM - 2:00PM

Industry leaders and sustainability
pioneers converge to address pressing issues such as climate change, resource depletion, environmental degradation, and promising innovations for tackling them.

Health & Wellness

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Explore the innovations that are
revolutionizing healthcare delivery by
harnessing the power of data,
technology, and interdisciplinary
collaboration in areas such as
telemedicine, personalized medicine,
and preventive healthcare.