Event: Technology Transformations for the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) on Wed (June 25)

From: Usha V.
Sent on: Monday, June 23, 2008 11:07 AM
June ICT for International Development Meetup Announcement

The Base of the Pyramid or BoP strategy of using market-based or enterprise approaches to fighting poverty has been garnering a lot of attention in the recent years.

June's ICT for International Development Meetup will feature a presentation by Allen Hammond, one of the pioneers and thought-leaders in the BoP space on the topic of Technology Transformations for the Base of the Pyramid (BoP).

This is a meeting co-hosted by ICT for International Development Meetup and World Resources Institute (WRI).

Jun 25 Wed at 5:30 PM

World Resources Institute
10 G Street, NE Suite 800
Washington DC, 20002

5:30-6:00 pm: Meet and Greet.
6:00-7:00 pm: Presentation followed by Q&A.

RSVP at: http://intlrel.meetup.com/76/calendar/[masked]/

Dr. Allen Hammond (Bio)
, VP for Innovation and Special Projects at WRI, is charged with catalyzing and sometimes leading development of new projects, initiatives, and tools. He also directs WRI's Development Through Enterprise project, which works with foundations, development agencies, and a number of major corporations to further the use of pro-poor business strategies and digital technologies in development.

Among his successes are two initiatives well-known to ICT4ID practitioners: The Digital Dividend project and NextBillion.net site.

For more information: http://intlrel.meetup.com/76/calendar/[masked]/

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