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Gates Foundation’s Ignacio Mas On eFinance in the Developing World

Madrid, Spain.  Ignacio Mas, Deputy Director of the Financial Services for the Poor Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, took time off from his hectic schedule at the recent GSM Alliance Congress in Madrid to speak to me over coffee.  Ignacio was one of the primary representatives of the Gates Foundation at this global trade show with over 49,000 […]

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University of Chicago to Open New Center in Beijing

President Robert J. Zimmer in Beijing. The Center will open on Sept. 15, with Nobel laureates and other leading scholars discussing their collaborations and their latest work in economics, paleontology, music, medical education and other topics. President Robert J. Zimmer said the Center in Beijing represents the University’s long–term commitment to build relationships in China […]

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Global China Connection: From Columbia to Stanford

New York, N.Y.  The previous century was the American Century. The next 100 years belong to the Chinese.  Amid this rapidly changing order, hundreds of Chinese students and Chinese studies majors at top universities in North America have recently formed a network dedicated to forging new economic, cultural, and political links between East and West. […]

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