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Unlocking Potential: Creating Jobs for the Poorest – PEI

By BRAC UPGI • April 16, 2024 • 1 minute read

As part of the Spring Meetings, the Partnership for Economic Inclusion (PEI) hosted the session, “Unlocking Potential: Creating Jobs for the Poorest.” This event originally took place and was recorded on April 16, 2024.

Dianne Calvi, CEO & President of Village Enterprise and Gregory Chen, Managing Director of BRAC International’s Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative, engaged in a lively discussion moderated by Iffath Sharif, Global Director of the World Bank’s Social Protection and Jobs Practice, on how economic inclusion programs can support the creation of jobs, raise incomes, and build resilience for people living in extreme poverty. Panelists also highlighted the relevance of collaboration between governments and NGOs in paving the way for impactful and scalable economic inclusion programs.