Raj Kumar published a book about global aid — The Business of Changing the World: How Billionaires, Tech Disrupters, and Social Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Aid Industry — just before a global pandemic changed the way aid is done and the way the world thinks about aid.
Kumar is also the founding president and editor in chief of Devex, a digital publication that covers humanitarian and international development work globally, which means he’s had a front-row seat to these massive changes — and the ways global inequality has heightened in devastating ways since the pandemic began, too.
What’s next after the SDGs? How has global aid changed since the pandemic began? And — does aid even work? Future of Good CEO and Publisher Vinod Rajasekaran sat down with Kumar to dive in.
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