How to Change the World: Monitoring and evaluation deep dive

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Building 4, 265
182 MEMORIAL DR (REAR), Cambridge, MA 02139

Each week MIT Solve is inviting social impact leaders to speak in our First Year Discovery class, "How to Change the World: Experiences from Social Entrepreneurs." But it is so much more than a class! Join us for this free event with free refreshments open to the public to be inspired by incredible leaders. No RSVP needed!

This week, we'll have Eleanor Murphy from Acumen and Pooja Wagh from MIT Solve!

Eleanor Murphy is the Director of Philanthropy and Engagement, where she focuses on building relationships with individuals and families who support Acumen’s mission of tackling poverty in new, innovative ways. She works across the Business Development team to develop engagement opportunities for our partner community and foster fundraising efforts globally. Before joining Acumen she spent ten years in financial services working with wealth advisors and institutions on building investment strategies to meet client needs. Eleanor received a Master’s degree in Humanitarian Studies through NOHA and holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Boston University.

Pooja Wagh is the Lead of Solve's Health pillar and Director of Results Measurement for Solve. She develops and nurtures relationships with Solve's health-focused members, advisors, and Solvers, and works with them to drive forward promising, innovative solutions to intractable challenges in the health and wellness space. She is also responsible for defining Solve's strategic direction for the Health pillar and measuring the impact of Solve's partnerships on the ability of Solvers to affect change. Prior to joining Solve, Pooja was a Program Manager at Innovations for Poverty Action, where she managed a portfolio of rigorous research projects aiming to improve the access and quality of financial services in underserved areas around the world. She previously worked as a consultant at IBM Global Business Services, where she provided technology consulting services to pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods companies. Pooja holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelors in electrical engineering from MIT.

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