About Us

The Development Impact Lab (DIL) is a global consortium of research institutes, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and industry partners committed to advancing international development through science and technology innovations.

Mission and Approach

DIL is pioneering the new multifaceted discipline of Development Engineering in order to create real and lasting change for poor people throughout the developing world.

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Management Team

DIL is led by a cross-disciplinary team of experts leveraging science and technology to catalyze global development.

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Student Stories

Hear the experiences of some of the students who have worked with DIL and its partners.

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There are many opportunities for students, practitioners, and others to contribute to DIL’s work. We invite you to become a part of this exciting initiative and to contribute to development innovation.

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Contact Us

DIL’s global network is headquartered at two UC Berkeley-based campus centers: the Blum Center for Developing Economies and the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA).

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