Emily Ostrowski
Global Envision

Emily Ostrowski is an intern with Global Envision, a blog managed by NextBillion Content Partner Mercy Corps. She is a recent college graduate with degrees from Washington State University and Western Washington University, respectively. She enjoys reading, writing, watching predictable crime dramas, making (and eating) grilled cheese sandwiches, and strumming the three chords she’s mastered on the guitar.


Articles by Emily Ostrowski

  • Emily Ostrowski

    Good show! How an NGO convinced commercial TV to serve the poor

    Information is power, but only if people have access to it. In 2006, a Swiss NGO teamed with Indonesian media to bring that power to small businesses.
    The program, Cabe Rawit, premiered to commercial success and a great deal of viewer interest. It increased profits for businesses featured on the program by an average of 18 percent, and managed to draw more than half its funding from outside the NGO.

    business development
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