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New Models to End Extreme Poverty

Featuring Jake Harriman 1

Jake Harriman, founder and CEO of Nuru International, traces his personal path towards sustainable solutions to poverty.

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Mobile and Branchless Banking

Featuring Abhishek Sinha

In this audio interview, Sheela Sethuraman speaks with one of branchless banking's greatest proponents and the co-founder of Eko India Financial Services, Abhishek Sinha.

 Thomas Barry, founder of the Zephyr Management investment firm, on opportunities for social enterprise in Africa.

Investing in Africa

Featuring Thomas Barry 1

Thomas Barry, founder of the Zephyr Management investment firm, discusses widespread opportunities for private equity investment in Africa.

Thomas Gibian, Chairman of Emerging Capital Partners on socially responsible companies and investments in Africa.

Private Equity in Africa

Featuring Thomas Gibian 1

Thomas Gibian, Chairman of Emerging Capital Partners, discusses the success of his organization in investing in companies across the African continent through seven funds.

Healthcare and Biotechnology

Featuring Donald Joseph, David Levison, Bala Manian, James Sabry, & Robert Chess

In this panel discussion, company executives discuss how they became entrepreneurs in science and medicine, and what their work entails.

Joe Minarik, senior vice president of the Committee for Economic Development, on the U.S. budget deficit

Macroeconomic Perspective on the Budget Deficit

Featuring Joe Minarik

Joe Minarik, senior vice president of the Committee for Economic Development, talks about the macroeconomic perspective on the U.S. budget deficit and its impact on the US economy.

Creating an Innovation Revolution

Featuring Lenny Mendonca

Lenny Mendonca discusses the role the federal budget plays in helping or hindering research, development, and private innovation.

Saisir les clés du financement social

Featuring Pierre Carpentier, Jean-Michel Lecuyer, & Céline Claverie

Pierre Carpentier, Jean-Michel Lecuyer, & Céline Claverie join for a panel discussion on social innovation and finance; not translated from French to English.

COO of Bats'il Maya Alberto Irezabal on the social environment in Chiapas and his nonprofit

Bringing Fair Trade to Indigenous Farmers

Featuring Alberto Irezabal

COO of Bats'il Maya Alberto Irezabal talks about the social environment in Chiapas that led to the founding of the organization, and how the co-op works.