Today, President Obama named Dartmouth president Jim Yong Kim as the White House’s nominee to lead the World Bank, thought by some to be an unconventional pick. Mr Obama said Dr Kim, a Korean-born physician and pioneer in the treatment of HIV, AIDS and tuberculosis, has the breadth of experience on development issues needed to carry out the financial institution's anti-poverty mission.
Jim Yong Kim will be President Obama's nominee to head the World Bank, according to a Bloomberg headline. He's a Korean-American physician, and currently the President of Dartmouth College. According to his Dartmouth bio, Kim has sp... Read Post
It was announced Friday morning that President Obama is nominating Jim Yong Kim, the president of Dartmouth College for three years, to head the World Bank. Ho hum, right? Wrong! The kicker? It turns out Jim Yong Kim is a rapping, d... Read Post
(WASHINGTON) — Senior administration officials say President Barack Obama is nominating Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank. It’s a surprise choice for the World Bank’s top job. A physician by training, K... Read Post