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Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots
September 22, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us next Thursday, Sept. 22, at 5:30 p.m. in Fuqua’s Sauer Classroom as Maya Ajmera MPP’93, founder of the Global Fund for Children and CEO of the Society for Science and the Public, discusses her new book, Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development at the Grassroots. The book argues that the existing global agenda for children has failed, and explores innovative approaches that are being taken at the community level to give a voice to the world’s most vulnerable children.
Ajmera is a professorial lecturer at the Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. She founded and led for 18 years the Global Fund for Children, which invests in innovative community-based organizations serving young people living on society’s margins.
The talk, part of the Duke Center for International Development’s Rethinking Development Policy series, is co-sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) and the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative.
Refreshments will be provided. RSVP today.