USAID Administrator Shah Delivers Speech at Duke University

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
USAID Press Office
Durham, N.C. – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah will travel to Durham, N.C. on Thursday, Sept. 12 to deliver a major speech at Duke University.  The speech will focus on USAID's partnership with Duke University and and the role of innovation in solving the greatest challenges in development around the world.   From innovation labs that generate profitable, cutting-edge solutions in development to partnerships that connect American entrepreneurs with emerging markets, the United States can advance a new model of development that sets our nation -- and its people -- at the forefront of the development innovation economy.

The speech will be followed by a question and answer session.

WHO:     USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah

WHAT:   “The Development Innovation Economy” Speech

WHEN:   Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. (EDT)

WHERE:   Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, Fleishman Commons, West Campus

For interview opportunities, please contact the USAID press office at 202-712-4320 or

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