USAID LASER PULSE Research for Development Learning Summit
Date: Tuesday, May 02
Time: 8:00 AM to 05:00 PM (Eastern time)
Location: Ballroom at Howard University, Washington DC; and Virtual via Zoom
LASER PULSE operates with an objective to enhance the generation and use of Higher Education Institution (HEI)-based research for decision making in global development. This Summit aims to bring together representatives from USAID Missions, Bureaus and Independent Offices (M/B/IOs), the LASER PULSE consortium, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) , NGOs, private sector and donors, to share LASER PULSE’s experience of utilizing academic rigor to produce solutions for development challenges alongside 26+ USAID M/B/IOs.
The topics covered during the summit will include:
- Discussion of Minority Serving Institutions’ (MSIs) engagement in international development
- Lessons from LASER PULSE’s experience on conducting cross-sector collaborative research in international development
- Highlights from LASER PULSE’s research in education, food security, and private sector engagement
The Summit will also have dedicated time and space for Q&A, feedback and networking.
More information on the Agenda will be shared soon.