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Frank Porter Graham Lecture: Profiting Off of the Poor? Balancing Sustainable Solutions to Poverty

February 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Christopher Laurent is the Chief Financial Officer of VisionFund International, the microfinance division of World Vision International, a global humanitarian aid organization.  Based in London, he is responsible for a 32-country microfinance network that reaches1.5 million clients – three-quarters of whom are women – and impacts the lives of 4.4 million children. He earned his Master of Accounting and B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sponsored by Honors Carolina • The Frank Porter Graham lecture series honors the late U.S. Senator and president of the University of North Carolina, who was a champion of freedom, democracy, and the disadvantaged. The lecture is made possible by the gift of Taylor McMillan ’60, who established the Frank Porter Graham Lecture Series.


February 1, 2017
7:00 pm


Fedex Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium (1015)
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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