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A Conversation with Sir Fazle Abed, founder of BRAC, Sep 10

Sir Abed will share his experience founding BRAC, an organization that focused initially on helping refugees in northeastern Bangladesh, and now operates as an NGO in 16 nations in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, and the Middle East.

With an introduction by Professor Laura Tyson, Chair of the Blum Center Board of Trustees.

Sir Abed is visiting the US as a recipient of The Asia Foundation’s Chang-Lin Tien Distinguished Visiting Fellow award. The Fellowship honors the late Dr. Tien, former Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley.