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Ashoka’s Global Diaspora Initiative

The renowned social organization takes on a new challenge, and this time they are looking to the diaspora. Read about Ashoka’s plans to build an enabling framework for diaspora members to direct their entrepreneurial skills and resources towards their homelands.

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USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah’s Remarks at the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum

Watch the inspiring remarks that USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah gave at the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum and read a transcript of his speech here.


Turning Jamaica’s Brain Drain into Brain Gain

Geneive Brown Metzger is passionate about Jamaica and wants the rest of the country’s diaspora to feel the same. Rather than complain about Jamaica’s brain drain, she is leveraging the diaspora’s human capital wealth in support of the country’s development.

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