Devin Cook is the Executive Producer of the Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC), an international program that celebrates organizations addressing a grand challenge of our time – to create shared prosperity by reinventing the future of work. Launched at MIT’s Initiative on the Digital Economy under Devin’s leadership, the IIC awards $1 million to Inclusive Innovators that create economic opportunity for the many and not just the few in the digital age.
Devin’s expertise lies in accelerating entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystems for economic growth. As a Fulbright Scholar in India, Devin examined entrepreneurship as a driver of economic development among textile artisans. She holds an MBA from MIT, where she engaged in research and theory development with leading innovation and entrepreneurship faculty and trained in design thinking. With practical experience working at multiple start-ups, as well as leading international projects and seminars for Fortune 100 clients, Devin brings a deep understanding of how solutions that address the world’s biggest challenges can be scaled up to achieve maximum positive impact.
Devin holds a Graduate Certificate in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Apparel Business from the University of Delaware and a BA from Middlebury College.