Empowering Beyond Summit Washington, DC 2017 keynote speaker, Nuria Simo, CIO at IDB shared a presentation “Harnessing Digital Innovation to Drive Organizational and Societal Change”. IDB operates in over 26 country offices offering loans, grants, technical corporations and knowledge creation and dissemination. Their strengths include understanding of the region, technical expertise and knowledge and flexibility. Partnerships at IDB include academia, private sector, development agencies and other stakeholders. Review IDB presentation to see their success stories in Ecuador, Honduras, Argentina and Mesoamerica subregion.