Ann Mei Chang's vision for USAID's Global Development Lab

The U.S. Global Development Lab has not been authorized by Congress yet, but it already has an executive director. We spoke with Ann Mei Chang to learn about her vision for innovation, partnership, and failure at USAID's science and technology incubator.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.