Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder and Chairperson of BRAC, will deliver the annual Mahindra Lecture on April 24, 2014, ‘Poverty and Development in South Asia.’ BRAC’s primary objectives emerged as alleviation of poverty and empowerment of the poor. Under his leadership, in the span of only four decades, BRAC grew to become the largest development organisation in the world in terms of the scale and diversity of its interventions.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:00 pm
The Charles Hotel
1 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sir Abed was recently named one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Forbes magazine: http://money.cnn.com/gallery/leadership/2014/03/20/worlds-best-leaders.fortune/32.html