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Jacqueline Novogratz



Jacqueline Novogratz is the American founder and CEO of Acumen, an organization that delivers affordable health care, safe water, housing, and energy to impoverished communities in South Asia and East Africa. Acumen invests in world-changing programs that offer a new approach to traditional aid.

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Jacqueline Novogratz - Positive Disruption from the Inside Out - 2013 Skoll World Forum

Jacqueline Novogratz is Founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of poverty.

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A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader

In these pages, some of today’s most wonderful culture-makers—writers, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers—reflect on the joys of reading, how books broaden and deepen human experience, and the ways in which the written word has formed their own character.

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Hard-Learned, Successful Lessons in How to Help Humanity: Jacqueline Novogratz

As the saying goes, good intentions are not enough; positive change comes from patience, persistence, a willingness to learn, genuine humility and an immense amount of hard work.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageWhy do some people stop growing at age 30, just going from work to the couch and television, when others stay vibrant, curious, almost childlike into their nineties?

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Manifesto for a Moral Revolution: Practices to Build a Better World

An essential shortlist of leadership ideas for everyone who wants to do good in this world, from Jacqueline Novogratz, author of the New York Times bestseller The Blue Sweater and founder and CEO of Acumen.

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The Blue Sweater : Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World

The Blue Sweater is the inspiring story of a woman who left a career in international banking to spend her life on a quest to understand global poverty and find powerful new ways of tackling it.

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Power in Our Interconnectedness: Jacqueline Novogratz at TEDxEuston

Jacqueline Novogratz is the founder and CEO of Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of poverty. Acumen Fund aims to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises, emerging leaders, and breakthrough ideas.

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Standing with the Poor

"We need to articulate clearly what roles government, civil society, and corporations play in creating ecosystems for social innovations to grow, scale up, and connect to existing markets."

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How Should We Reimagine Society Post-COVID-19? | Jacqueline Novogratz | Big Think

There have been many lessons learned from the coronavirus crisis. According to Acumen founder and CEO, Jacqueline Novogratz, one of the primary lessons has been that humans are interdependent creatures in an interconnected world.

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