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How Can Local, Diversified Partnerships Be The Key to Long-Term Global Development | Community Discussion

Community Partner: Connective Impact

Martina Henry, Global Head of Regenerative Agriculture, Diageo
Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins, President and Chief Executive Officer, PAI
Lisa R. Jackson, Ph.D., Managing Partner, Imago Dei Fund
Joanne Sonenshine, CEO + Founder, Connective Impact

By having strong and diversified partnerships with a local approach to funding and development, a positive social impact can be accelerated. Panelists recognized the important role of local partners because they allow for consistent and relevant impact. Flexible funding removes the challenges often experienced at the local level and creates an open and trusting environment. By having a strong connection at the local level, international development can be more productive and achievable.