Author: Carolyn Mansfield Dupont

Dispatch From Seattle: Summer At The Gates Foundation

Whenever people ask me what I want to do with my life (which, let me warn you, happens all too frequently when you’re in grad school), I have the same general elevator pitch that I’ve used for years: “I want to build public-private partnerships to address natural resource management problems.” … Read more 

Sloan Entrepreneurs in International Development: Adventures in Nairobi

One Wednesday in January, I found myself in the Nairobi slums, shimmying along a shoddy brick wall, clinging to the corrugated tin roof of a nearby shack while trying desperately not to accidentally step into a large pool of waste and human excrement right behind us. I looked over at … Read more