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Accident of Geography : Compassion, Innovation, and the Fight Against Poverty (Hardcover) (Richard C.

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Being the Change Maker in the Mirror

Advances in global development have helped lift hundreds of millions from poverty in recent decades, but major challenges in fighting poverty remain. Billions of people continue to have little or no access to the basic necessities of life: clean water, food, shelter, education, and medical care. 

The accidental geography of their birthplace limited much of what is possible in many of their lives, while expanding opportunities for others who have been much more fortunate. 

Legions of fearless, focused people are proving that the major challenges of poverty can indeed be overcome. 

In An Accident of Geography, author Richard C. Blum profiles many of them in narrating his inspiring personal story—accomplished private-equity investor, humanitarian, public policy advocate, and creator of an unprecedented, multidisciplinary curriculum in poverty and development studies that has attracted thousands of students on the ten campuses of the University of California. 

Blum offers practical guidance on what works best in the field: giving poor people a greater voice and applying key principles of 21st-century management and engineering. Put your accident of geography to work in helping others. Be the change maker you see in the mirror. 

?All author proceeds from the sale of An Accident of Geography will be donated to projects advancing global development.
Number of Pages: 330
Genre: Business + Money Management, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Poverty
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Llc
Author: Richard C. Blum
Language: English
Street Date: October 11, 2016
TCIN: 51829326
UPC: 9781626343344
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-7647
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