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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Thursday
    January 28
    2021

    Improving Access to Pediatric Surgery: Lessons Learned From South-to-South Collaboration

    On Thursday, Jan. 28, Devex and United Surgeons for Children are hosting an event that will look at lessons learned from sustainable models of south-to-south capacity building and its role in improving access to pediatric surgery around the globe. Prior to the pandemic, an estimated 5 billion people were living without access to surgery. Yet improved access to surgery has the potential to save 10 million lives each year.

    The event will aim to facilitate a conversation about how surgical experts can best train and transfer new knowledge and technologies to elevate local capacities in pediatric surgeries between countries in the global south, as well as highlight ways in which similar models could help expand access to care and surgery.

    Time: 9:00 AM / 3:00 PM CET

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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Thursday
    January 28
    2021

    Are African Family Offices Interested in Impact Investing?

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    Africa is a fast growing continent, in population and economically. With this prosperity, comes great wealth. The Family Office industry is quite nascent and only starting to evolve. Are these successful entrepreneurial families interested in Impact Investing. This webinar will be a deep dive with Tsitsi Mutendi, the co-Founder of African Family Firms. Founded in 2019 by family business owners to create a safe and non-solicitous environment where they could get together to talk openly about their challenges and share their experiences to help others. As a not-for-profit organisation they put the needs of our members at the heart of everything they do.

    AFF provide the family businesses with the support, tools, knowledge and environment to help them survive and thrive. In addition, they offer membership to family businesses and hold the space for families, managers, experts and relevant organisations to come together as a community.

    Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST

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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Thursday
    January 28
    2021

    Fintech for All: Why Technology Accessibility Matters

    Join us for this webinar to hear from an expert about the financial health challenges people with disabilities face and the opportunity to tailor fintech products and services to their needs.

    Fintech companies have an opportunity to better serve their customers and further their own diversity and inclusion efforts by improving the accessibility of their offerings. More than one in four U.S. households contains a child or an adult with a disability. For Americans with disabilities, accessing financial services is often a challenge, making it difficult or impossible to perform financial management tasks.

    Join us for this webinar to:

    • Hear from an expert about the financial health challenges people with disabilities face and the opportunity to tailor fintech products and services to their needs
    • Discuss innovations and solutions with the presenter

    Partnering for Impact
    The Financial Solutions Lab Exchange is a marketplace for interested nonprofit and fintech providers to explore collaboration and swap insights on how to build high-impact partnerships.

    Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT / 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
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  • Virtual - 1 Day
    Thursday
    January 28
    2021

    Data Drives Impact: Data Science Takes on the World’s Biggest Challenges

    The Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge Awardees Event

    Welcome to Data Drives Impact: The Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge Awardees Event. data.org set out to find breakthrough ideas from all over the world that harness the power of data science to help people and communities thrive, especially in the wake of COVID-19.

    Last May data.org, in partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation, launched a $10 Million Challenge to bring these ideas to life. Be the first to hear from innovators on their winning concepts that will transform our world.

    Time: 2:00 PM ET

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