A Note from Jacqueline Novogratz. The Blue Sweater Teaching Guide | 1. The Blue Sweater Teaching Guide. Table of Contents. Key Learning Objectives. 2. In her autobiography, The Blue Sweater, Acumen Fund founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz engagingly captures one such mission in need of the right road. The Paperback of the The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich an Interconnected World by Jacqueline Novogratz at Barnes & Noble.

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As I mentioned, it really is quite a good story – and she is always willing to admit to her screw-ups, which is so refreshing. The prologue opens with: Recognizing this in Rwanda, she was able to empower hundreds of women to learn and grow, build businesses, and bring themselves out of poverty. Want to Read saving….

However, once she established herself as proficient in her field, her overseas trips dwindled and she began teaching and performing more executive-level jobs.

I think the lessons from this book will remain with me for a long time to come!!

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It just means I’m not jumping up and down to recommend it. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. This book didn’t get that reshaping and pruning. I read it alongside Muhammad Yunus'”Banker to the Poor”, thinking that Yunus could be the representative of the aweater of micro-credit, and Novogratz of the more recent direction of the movement.


I guess that’s okay. Above all, I think it was Jacqueline’s personal story and the raw honesty with which I recommended this book to my book club with a bit of trepidation Trivia About The Blue Sweater Nov 15, Cari rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It’s not all serious.


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She is convinced that teaching people, especially but not aweater women, to learn to support themselves and their families is a much more effective answer than hand-outs. As a young woman, I dreamed of changing the world. Would you give up a promising career in international banking to pursue a lifetime of attempting to understand and eradicate global property? That doesn’t mean it’s not a good book. Her pioneering work at Acumen Fund is positively influencing a whole generation of donors and recipients.

Stay in Touch Sign up. Jan 01, Andrew rated it it was amazing. In one respect, it’s better – the author doesn’t get lost in the middle of the book; the narrative continues in a straightforward manner. Feb 15, Makinsey Manning rated it it was amazing.

Just the logistics must be an enormous burden for someone. I did not have any standards for this book going into it but I knew as soon as I started reading The Blue Sweater, my outlook would be changed on poverty and business in the rest of the world.

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Novogratz has witnessed a lot. The answer is fuzzy. I learned so much from reading this that I now want to get an MBA after the Pharm D because I think I will really be able to make an impact with them both together.


For someone who is not business-minded may not find this book as enjoyable as someone who is, but it is still an interesting, well-written, and eye opening read that you will be unable to put down. When she began a successful career in the financial world, she still longed for a job that would make This is a terrific book. After leaving her job at Chase Manhattan Bank to work with the microfinance organization, she was sent to Africa to work with women.

So what if the writing occasionally bogs down with tedious details of who, what, and when.

Jacqueline Novogratz

Almost nowhere is such innovation needed more than in supplying water. She believes in “patient capital” — investments that can take time to mature — and in novogratzz the energy and information from markets to establish sustainable endeavors. After her prestigious Wall Street career, Margo Alexander, the first woman to head a major trading novograyz, became our board chair. I would think they are important not only for Cambodians, but also for the entire world to understand.

Essentially a memoir of her working life so far Novogratz has done an amazing job of relating her successes and failures in international aid work in a way that i This is a wonderful book!