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Week: September 16 - 22

This week at the Council, our programs department is busy with three different programs. On Monday, diplomat and author Bob Satawake will speak on his new book, "Breaking Protocol." Author Lea Carpenter joins us Tuesday for a talk on espionage in literature in "Declassified." We round out the week with a blockbuster, sold-out event with Jim Mattis on Friday. Upcoming Events »

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Changing the World Without Losing Your Mind (FREE)
Alex Counts, Founder, Grameen Foundation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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6:00 PM Program & Book Signing
Interabang Books

Alex Counts founded the Grameen Foundation, a global nonprofit dedicated to enabling the poor, especially women, to create a world without poverty and hunger, and currently serves as its president and CEO. A Cornell University graduate, Counts' commitment to poverty eradication deepened as a Fulbright scholar in Bangladesh, where he witnessed innovative poverty solutions being developed by Grameen Bank.

In his new book, “Changing the World Without Losing Your Mind,” Counts offers practical advice on the care and feeding of organizations that can change the world and your own life.

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Location: Interabang Books
(10720 Preston Rd. #1009B, Dallas, TX 75230)
Fees: Free
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