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Please join the Law and International Development Society, the Harvard Law School Effective Altrusism Society, the Harvard Law Students Association for Human Rights and Business, the International Law Journal and Advocates for Human Rights for LIDS’ 2017 Symposium: Development Beyond Aid.

In a time when funding for international development is threatened, the symposium will focus on alternatives to the traditional “giving” model of international development and how to maximize the results from the funding organizations do have.

Italian and Indian food will be served!

Opening Speaker 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Mark Weber
Fellow, MIT Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship
Producer, Poverty, Inc.

Panel 1: Businesses that Alleviate Poverty 1:00pm – 2:00 pm
Eric Solomonson, Agricultural Research Director, One Acre Fund
Lizzie Merrill, Entrepreneur, Invanti
Kevin Saunders, General Counsel, Accion International

Evidence-based Development 2:05pm – 2:55pm
Yuen Ho, Senior Policy Associate, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab

Panel 2: Domestic Changes for International Development 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Gawain Kripke, Director of Policy and Research, Oxfam America
Paloma Pineda, Co-founder, Ethical Apparel Africa
Katrin Kuhlmann, President and Founder, New Markets Lab
Jonah Busch, Visiting Fellow, Center for Global Development.

Closing Speaker 4:15pm – 5:00pm
Faizal Karmali, Associate Director, Network Engagement & Bellagio Programs, Rockefeller Foundation

Evening Reception with Speakers, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Temple Bar


November 10, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Law & International Development Society


WCC 2036 Milstein East C


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Lindsay Bailey
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