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SPA Policy Forum

Collaboration between Non-Governmental Organizations and Government Agencies

April 23, 2015
Reception 6:00-7:00PM
Event 7:00-8:30PM
Katzen Arts Center

This policy forum focused on how NGOs and government agencies are collaborating with the private sector to help solve poverty and development-related public policy problems. A networking reception was held from 6:00pm to 7:00pm for ticketholders.

Participants included:

  • Gates Foundation, Rob Rosen, Director of Philanthropic Partnerships
  • State Department, Melike Yetken, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • TechnoServe, Simon Winter, Senior Vice President for Development
  • Inter-American Development Bank, Mark Lopes, Executive Director
  • Millennium Challenge Corp., Kim Kyeh, Vice President for Compact Operations
  • Professor Andrew Kline, Moderator
  • MPA students Mellissa Wiehenstroer and Jesslin Grude, Hosts
  • Professor Jeremy Shiffman, Opening remarks on poverty and development