The Power of Story Telling

Frontiers in Development - June 13, 2012

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Michael Kremer, Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University
James Habyarimana, Georgetown University; Heckle and Chide

The Power of Story Telling
Moderator: Roger Thurow, Global Affairs Senior Fellow at The Chicago Council
Michael Elliott, President and CEO of ONE
Carolyn Miles, President and CEO of Save the Children
Christy Turlington Burns, Founder of Every Mother Counts
Sheryl WuDunn, Co-author of Half the Sky

The art of storytelling has been with us for centuries.  When done well, storytelling can invigorate an audience and teach powerful lessons. Communicating the incredible achievements that people in the developing world overcome every day is an important contribution to educating and engaging the American public in support of development.  Our panelists will share their insights on how to tell these stories in a compelling and effective way.  

Last updated: December 11, 2012

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