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WWAC: Nancy Birdsall - Globalization 3/8/17

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In February of 2017 Windham World Affairs Council launched a 6-part Marlboro College/WWAC Lecture Series held in the Marlboro College Graduate Center in downtown Brattleboro. This series features distinguished speakers who address issues such as American diplomacy, development aid, and nuclear disarmament. The third speaker in the series is Nancy Birdsall,  Senior Fellow and President Emeritus, Center for Global Development, who presents her talk entitled "Globalization:  The Fight Against Global Poverty and Inequity"

Nancy Birdsall has served as founding president for the first 15 years of the Center For Global Development from 2001-2016. Her current research areas include the roles and financing of the multilateral development banks; climate finance; inequality and the middle class in developing countries; and the long-run effect of modern contraception on women’s economic empowerment.

To learn more about Nancy Birdsall and the other speakers in the series, please visit our web site:


Production Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 18:00

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