USAID announced Friday the five finalists for its Grand Challenges for Development, an initiative to find innovative solutions to help fight Ebola on the ground. One of the nominees tells Devex how this approach helps cut through the red tape on global crises that require a swift response.

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  • Molly Anders

    Molly Anders is a former U.K. correspondent for Devex. Based in London, she reports on development finance trends with a focus on British and European institutions. She is especially interested in evidence-based development and women’s economic empowerment, as well as innovative financing for the protection of migrants and refugees. Molly is a former Fulbright Scholar and studied Arabic in Syria, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco.