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Public Event

The Business of Changing the World

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm


Raj Kumar, President & Editor-in-Chief, Devex


Caroline Atkinson, Board of Directors, Center for Global Development; Former Head of Global Policy, Google


Nancy Lee, Senior Policy Fellow, Center for Global Development


Please join the Center for Global Development for this conversation with Devex’s president & editor-in-chief, Raj Kumar, to discuss his book The Business of Changing the World, which has been called the 'go to primer' on the people, ideas and tech disrupting the aid industry. Caroline Atkinson, former head of global policy at Google, will moderate the conversation on how nontraditional models of philanthropy and aid are empowering the world's poorest people to make progress.

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