Martin Burt
Fundación Paraguaya

Dr. Martin Burt is a world-renowned social entrepreneur who has developed and implemented various anti-poverty and educational social innovations. He is the creator of the Poverty Stoplight, a poverty elimination system that has been implemented in over 59 countries, 850 organizations, and 200 businesses. He is the founder (1985) and CEO of Fundación Paraguaya, a social enterprise named Latin America’s most impactful and innovative development organization by the Inter-American Development Bank in 2018. Dr. Burt is the author of “Who Owns Poverty?” (2019). He holds a PhD from Tulane University in Development Economics and International Development, and is a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Research Associate at University of California, Irvine.

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