23 2 / 2012

Really enjoyed reading Paul Polaks’ book lately. His working life from the strawberry farms of the Hammer (didn’t know hamilton had farms!) to social entrepreneurship in the developing world was a great demonstration of how important it is to better understand the people you are trying to help:

 

"Dr. Paul Polak Invents Devices to Help the World’s Poorest

www.nytimes.com

For 30 years Dr. Paul Polak has focused on creating devices that will improve the lives of 2.6 billion people living on less than $2 a day.”

22 2 / 2012

Looking forward to exploring the impact on development of higher education initiatives at the LIDC-ACU conference on 19-20 March