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Carolyn Woo on Asian Tigers & Business Ethics

“We are social beings; we are meant to interact with each other; we are actually meant to depend on each other and make our way together.” 

Dr. Woo works as the CEO and president of Catholic Relief Services, which reaches more than 100 million people in nearly 100 countries on five continents. Before CRS, she served as the dean of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. During Dean Woo's tenure, the Mendoza College achieved number 1 ranking (BusinessWeek/Bloomberg) in 2010 and 2011. Prior to the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Woo served as Associate Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Purdue University. Dr. Woo earned her Bachelor's in Economics with highest distinction and honors, Master of Science in Industrial Administration with award as Krannert Scholar and Ph.D. all from Purdue University.

Rethink Poverty

Subtitled in 15 languages, this six part video series that will change absolutely everything about how you approach charity and missions.

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