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Jacqueline Novogratz

CEO, Acumen

development dialogue 2018 speaker Jacqueline Novogratz CEO, Acumen

Jacqueline Novogratz is an inspiring social entrepreneur and an exemplary innovator. She received her BA in Economics and International Relations from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Stanford. She is the founder of Acumen and under her leadership, it has invested $110 million to build 103 social enterprises that bring affordable education, health care, clean water, energy, and sanitation to more than 200 million people in 4 continents.

Mrs. Novogratz is one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers and The Daily Beast's 25 Smartest People of the Decade. She is a frequent speaker at forums including TED, the Aspen Ideas Festival, and the Clinton Global Initiative.


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