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5th Annual Oxford Business & Poverty Conference

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The Sheldonian Theatre

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Hosted at the historic Sheldonian Theatre, our 5th Annual Conference will feature robust discussion about innovation in development

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The 5th Annual Oxford Business and Poverty Conference will feature a diverse range of speakers addressing the Paradoxes of Prosperity.

Hosted at the historic Sheldonian Theatre, the conference will feature keynotes by:

  • Lant Pritchett: RISE Research Director at the Blavatnik School of Government, former Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development
  • Efosa Ojomo: Global Prosperity Lead and Senior Researcher at the Clayton Christensen Institute
  • John Hoffmire: Director of Center on Business and Poverty and Research Associate at Kellogg Colleges at Center For Mutual and Employee-owned Business at Oxford University
  • Ananth Pai: Executive Director, Bharath Beedi Works Pvt. Ltd. and Director, Bharath Auto Cars Pvt
  • Laurel Steinfield: Assistant Professor of Marketing at Bentley College in Massachusetts
  • Grace Cheng: Greater China’s Country Manager for Russell Reynolds Associates
  • Madhusudan Jagadish: 2016 Graduate MBA, Said Business School, University of Oxford

Tentative Schedule:

2:15-2:20 Welcome

2:20-2:50 Efosa Ojomo, co-author of The Prosperity Paradox, sets the stage for the need for innovation in development

2:50-3:20 John Hoffmire, Ananth Pai and Mudhusudan Jagadish explain how the Prosperity Paradox can be used in India as a model to create good jobs for poor women

3:20-3:40 Break

3:40-4:10 Laurel Steinfield speaks to issues of gender, development and business – addressing paradoxes related to prosperity

4:10-4:40 Grace Cheng, speaks about the history of China’s use of disruptive innovations to develop its economy

4:40-5:15 Break

5:15-6 Lant Pritchett talks on Pushing Past Poverty: Paths to Prosperity

6:30-8 Dinner at the Rhodes House - Purchase tickets here after signing up for the conference

Sponsors include: Russell Reynolds, Employee Ownership Foundation, Ananth Pai Foundation and others

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