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Africa Bridge Presents “On the Bridge Series” – Understanding Extreme Poverty with Ted Volchok
February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
We invite you to join us in this webinar with Ted Volchok, a leading economic development expert formerly serving at Mercy Corps. Mercy Corps is a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization operating in countries that are facing various forms of economic, environmental, social and political instabilities.
Ted brings over a decade of experience in economic development, focusing on program design and implementation. Hear his unique perspective as he discusses the defining factors and trends in extreme poverty and how we, as global citizens, can contribute to its eradication.
ABOUT THE SERIES
This ongoing webinar series is designed to educate individuals, organizations, and working professionals on the issues and solutions that impact poverty-stricken regions such as rural Tanzania. Each feature in the series will focus on topics such as policy impacts, food security, education, and healthcare-related issues. You’ll also hear the inspirational stories of villagers that have lifted themselves out of extreme poverty.
• Hear how Tanzanians are experiencing extreme poverty and the challenges that they face in the current environment.
• Understand the definition and root causes of extreme poverty and hear global case studies at both the macro and micro levels.
• Learn more about Africa Bridge’s mission and the meaningful actions we’re taking to eradicate extreme poverty.
• Participate in a live Q&A session with Ted where he answers your questions on recent global trends in the underdeveloped world.