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CNBC World Features Acumen in Launch of “What the Future”

What the FutureEarlier this year, when CEO Jacqueline Novogratz was in Kenya, a production crew accompanied her as part of a program called What the Future, which focuses on individuals and organizations who are, in the show’s words, “creating the future, right now.”

What the Future will launch this Saturday, July 31 on CNBC World, and the first episode – aptly named “Choice Not Charity” – features the work of Acumen Fund and of investees Jamii Bora and Ecotact.

The show will air on Saturday at 8:30 pm and again at 11:30 pm EST. (Then again on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. EST). In the US, you can find where to watch here. Elsewhere, please check your local provider for listings for CNBC World.

If you have trouble catching it on TV, video is also available on the What the Future website – watch part 1part 2 and part 3.

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