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Member blogs include thematic articles of 600-800 words on books or research by members, or human interest stories by members.  To submit a thematic blog write to the relevant TG chair; for human interest blogs write to 1818society@wbgalumni.org, with “Blog Proposal” in the subject line.

Vinod Prakash, Service Before Self: A Journey of Conviction, Courage, and Commitment
February 23, 2024 | Uma Lele

It is a pleasure to write this blog about a book written by a colleague, Vinod Prakash, who retired from the World

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The Bank’s Ambitious Gender Strategy
February 1, 2024 | Frank Vogl*

The World Bank is on the cusp of finalizing a 2024-2030 gender development strategy. It draws on the experiences of the last

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If You Came This Way
February 1, 2024 | James Brown

My interview at the Bank in the winter of 1970-71 began with the YP Coordinator saying, “Canadian, huh. That won’t hurt you.”

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