Background

ATTENDEES

SPECIAL GUESTS

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Jack Sim

FOUNDER OF WORLD TOILET ORGANIZATION (WTO)

Founder of World Toilet Organization (WTO), has been a successful businessman since age 24. Having achieved financial success in his 40s, Jack felt the need to change his direction in life and give back to humanity – he wanted to live his life according to the motto “Live a useful life”.

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Martín Burt

FOUNDER & CEO OF FUNDACIÓN PARAGUAYA

As a pioneer in applying microfinance, microfranchise, youth entrepreneurship, financial literacy and technical vocational methodologies, he has also developed the Poverty Stoplight. This new metric is now being implemented in more than 20 countries, including the US and the UK.

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Diego Zavaleta

RESEARCH OFFICER

Diego Zavaleta is a Research Officer with the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) at the University of Oxford.

He is involved in research pertaining to aspects of shame, humiliation and isolation as missing dimensions of poverty data.

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Michael Walton

SENIOR LECTURER IN PUBLIC POLICY AT THE HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi. He was VKRV Rao Chair Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Change, Bangalore for 2008 and 2009.

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Isabel Guerrero

ADJUNCT LECTURER IN PUBLIC POLICY

She is an economist that has worked in development all her professional life. She started as a macroeconomist, designing policy reforms from the World Bank adjustment operations in Philippines, Morocco and the Former Soviet Union; she also wrote the World Bank’s first Poverty Report on the Philippines.

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Yves Moury

FOUNDER, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FUNDACIÓN CAPITAL

Yves Moury is the Founder, President and CEO of Fundación Capital. For his work with Fundación Capital, has been honored as a Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Awardee, in recognition of his outstanding entrepreneurial social activities that massively benefit vulnerable populations, worldwide.

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J. Kevin White

GLOBAL VISION 2020 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

In 2004-2006 Kevin served as the Director of Humanitarian and Civic Assistance for the U.S. European Command.

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Ma. Soledad Núñez

MINISTER OF THE NATIONAL SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND HABITAT FROM PARAGUAY.

Actual Minister of the National Secretary of Housing and Habitat of Paraguay. With 31 years, she is the youngest Minister of the Cabinet of the Government.