Jacqueline Novogratz

Jacqueline Novogratz | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Jacqueline Novogratz | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Founder And CEO Of Acumen: A Figure In Patient Capital And Poverty Combat
Invest in sustainable businesses and combat poverty with Jacqueline Novogratz, speaker, Founder and CEO of Acumen.
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Jacqueline Novogratz | Speaker Biography

Founder and CEO of Acumen
Author of "The Blue Sweater"
Global thought leader in poverty alleviation

Jacqueline Novogratz is the Founder and CEO of Acumen, a global nonprofit that invests in sustainable businesses, leaders, and ideas to combat poverty. Under her leadership, Acumen has invested over $83 million in 75 companies in South Asia and Africa, focusing on providing affordable healthcare, water, housing, and energy to the poor. These investments have created and supported 58,000 jobs, leveraged an additional $368 million, and brought basic services to over 100 million people. Jacqueline has a background in philanthropy, micro-finance, and international banking. She sits on various advisory boards and is recognized as a global thought leader. Her memoir, "The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World" (2010), explores poverty and encourages readers to treat the poor with dignity and reconsider their engagement with the world.

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Book Jacqueline Novogratz as a speaker to inspire your team with her unparalleled expertise in sustainable business and social impact. Her leadership at Acumen has transformed millions of lives, proving that ethical investments can drive real change. Jacqueline's compelling storytelling and global perspective will motivate your audience to rethink their approach to business and philanthropy.

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