RESULTS International Conference
Each year, RESULTS’ citizen advocates from around the globe gather together for the RESULTS International Conference (IC) in Washington, D.C. The IC offers inspiring, high-level speakers; educational workshops on effective poverty solutions; advocacy skills trainings; and the experience of advocating to development leaders based in Washington, including the World Bank. Not to mention spending time together with people from all over the world who are passionate about changing the world and ending poverty. And all of this happens in an atmosphere of passion, collaboration, support, and fun! Conference Speakers will include:
- Jeffrey D. Sachs: a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 100 countries.
- Muhammad Yunus: a social entrepreneur, banker, economist and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit and microfinance.
- Jim Yong Kim: the 12th President of the World Bank. A physician and anthropologist, Dr. Kim has dedicated himself to international development for more than two decades, helping to improve the lives of under-served populations worldwide.