5 Amazing Talks By Acumen Fund Founder Jacqueline Novogratz

jacqueline_novogratz.jpgJacqueline Novogratz founded and leads Acumen Fund, a non-profit organisation that takes a businesslike approach to improving the lives of the poor.

In her book, The Blue Sweater, she tells stories from the new philanthropy, which emphasizes sustainable bottom-up solutions over traditional top-down aid.

Interesting points from the five talks below are summarised here:

40 Thought Provoking Quotes From Jacqueline Novogratz, Founder Of Acumen Fund

1) On Inspiring A life Of Immersion (Dec 2010)

2) On A Third Way To Think About Aid (Jun 2009) 



3) On Escaping Poverty (Feb 2007)



4) On Patient Capitalism (Jun 2007)



5) Investing In Ending Poverty July 2005)


Susan notes: Thanks to TED for making TED Talks downloadable and embeddable, and for providing the biographical information that goes along with them.



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