Program Goal: The panelists will focus on development in Haiti. While describing the various development initiatives in Haiti the panelists, who are all practitioners in their respective fields, will focus on several topics including: proposed and existing microfinance initiatives in Haiti, role of private investments and U.S.-based nonprofits in development projects, and the importance of sustainable design in new development projects in Haiti.
At present our panelists are as follows:
• Fonkoze (http://www.fonkoze.org/), James Kurz
• Global Syndicate, Haiti Project (http://www.theglobalsyndicate.org/), Joseph Makhandal Champagne
• Studio Unite (http://www.studiounite.org/), Professor Alice Min Soo Chun
• Ciel Capital Partners (http://cielcapitalpartners.net/), Rene Aubry
This Panel Discussion is coordinated by the Haiti Task Force of the Public Service/Social Justice Committee, and co-sponsored by the Educational Programs Committee and the YWCA.
When & Where
Yale Alumni Association of New York
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