Please join us next Wednesday for an exciting lecture by Jacqueline
Novogratz! The lecture is free and open to the public. Details below
please pass on the word. Feel free to contact me with any questions!
2008 David H. Liu Memorial Lecture Series in Design
Founder and CEO of Acumen Fund
Wednesday, April 30
Building: Hewlett, Room: 201, Stanford University Campus
Jacqueline Novogratz is founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a non-profit
global venture fund that works to solve the problems of global poverty
by delivering affordable, critical goods and services – like health,
housing and water – to the poor. Prior to Acumen Fund, Jacqueline
Novogratz founded and directed The Philanthropy Workshop and The Next
Generation Leadership program at the Rockefeller Foundation. She also
founded Duterimbere, a micro-finance institution in Rwanda. She began
her career in international banking with Chase Manhattan Bank.
Jacqueline is currently on the advisory boards of Stanford Graduate
School of Business and Innovations Journal, published by MIT Press.
She is an Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellow and a Synergos Institute
Senior Fellow, as well as a frequent speaker at international
conferences, including the World Economic Forum, the Clinton Global
Initiative and TED. Jacqueline has an MBA from Stanford and a BA in
Economics/International Relations from the University of Virginia.
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