Partners’ Roundtable Convened Leaders from Key Global Agencies

2017 Spring Meetings: Zouera Youssoufou, CEO, Dangote Group. Photo credit: Carletha Cole/SilkeEndress

Partners’ Roundtable convened leaders from key global agencies, civil society organizations, foundations, and the private sector who are also convinced that investing in the early years is essential in enabling households and countries to succeed in the 4th industrial revolution. 

2017 Spring Meetings: Radu Enache, Former General Manager, Hewlett-Packard Romania SRL; former President, American Chamber Board in Romania; Bord member, ReadyNation RO. Photo credit Carletha Cole/SilkeEndress

Led by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, the seminar focus on identifying synergies and catalyzing action with investment in the early years.  They’ve identified that investing in the early years not only transforms a child’s life, it can alter the trajectory of a nation’s growth and competitiveness. Thanks to a growing body of scientific evidence, we now understand that investments in the early years are critical to ensure in helping children achieve their full potential, and escape the cycle of poverty.