A “life of immersion” involves the willingness to make sacrifices for the greater good. Jacqueline Novogratz, founder of Acumen, a patient capital investment firm, believes immersion for a cause is essential to confront grave and complex issues such as poverty, climate change and widespread disenfranchisement. In this inspiring talk, Novogratz shares a series of anecdotes that convey her observations on leadership and spotlight the magnificent change makers she’s met in her work around the world.
About the Speaker
Jacqueline Novogratz is the founder and CEO of Acumen, a nonprofit venture capital fund that applies entrepreneurial approaches to addressing global poverty. She wrote The Blue Sweater and is a former microfinance consultant for the World Bank.