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Our World

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 02, 2006

If the decade of the '90s was the age of information, then all signs point to the world moving into an age of transformation. TED is as much a reflection of where the world is today as it is a pioneer in moving the trends...
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Our World

When was the last time you really looked at a flower?

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 01, 2006

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Our World

Notes from the TED conference

By Jacqueline Novogratz on February 27, 2006

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Remarkable People

By Acumen on February 24, 2006

Our friend Roshaneh Zafar, who runs the microfinance organization Kashf in Pakistan (one of Acumen Fund's investees), was a participant in the recent World Economic Forum at Davos. She attempted to raise issues of gender inequity in the Muslim world at that event, and she...
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On The Ground

By Acumen on February 21, 2006

I've just returned from my first trip to Africa to visit Acumen Fund's investments in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. One of the most striking things is that within 24 hours (5 airline meals, 4 movies and 3 hours of sleep) I went from sitting...
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On The Ground

The continuing political challenge of tsunami recovery

By Jacqueline Novogratz on February 17, 2006

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On The Ground

What excites Pakistani graduate students?

By Acumen on February 14, 2006

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On The Ground

The challenge of housing for the BOP

By Acumen on February 09, 2006

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Our World

By Acumen on February 07, 2006

Understanding how poor people make economic choices and how their spending decisions are shaped is fundamental to providing them with affordable good and services such as housing, clean drinking water and health services and products. If we can become better at identifying what people want...
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Our World

By Jacqueline Novogratz on February 06, 2006

The world needs good, crisp writing on delivering goods and services to people making less than four dollars a day. Especially interesting are the business models that may work in terms of delivering critical goods and services like clean water, healthcare and housing to the...
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