Jacqueline Novogratz Invests in Ending Poverty| 12mins
Director: TED | Producer: TED
Focus Years: 2006 | Country: United States
Jacqueline Novogratz applauds the world's heightened interest in Africa and poverty, but argues persuasively for a new approach. Jacqueline Novogratz founded and leads Acumen Fund, a nonprofit that takes a businesslike approach to improving the lives of the poor. In her new book, The Blue Sweater, she tells stories from the new philanthropy, which emphasizes sustainable bottom-up solutions over traditional top-down aid.