SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 ; 4.30 PM – 6 PM ET; LUCE HALL, ROOM 202, NEW HAVEN

Event Description: Join Y-RISE and the South Asian Studies Council as we host the launch of Scott MacMillan’s book Hope Over Fate: Fazle Hasan Abed and the Science of Ending Global Poverty tracing the evolution of BRAC, one of the world’s largest NGOs. The book launch will be followed by a moderated panel discussion, during which BRAC and Y-RISE will announce a new partnership : a “scaling accelerator” to pair BRAC’s world-class implementation capacity with Y-RISE style rigorous research on scaling complexities. Please also join us for a reception afterwards from 6 – 7pm in the Luce Hall tent.

Event recording here

Asif Saleh (Executive Director, BRAC)
Tamara Abed (Managing Director, BRAC Enterprises)
Scott MacMillan (Author and Director of Learning and Innovation, BRAC USA)
Mushfiq Mobarak (Professor of Economics, Yale University)
Heidi McAnnally-Linz (Deputy Director, MacMillan Center)