"Kevin Starr gets down to business on how not to save the world. As director of the Mulago Foundation, he has committed two decades of his life to find the “best solutions to the biggest problems in the poorest places”. In his talk at Poptech, he states how completely obsessed we are with impact but in our quest to save the world, “our good intentions” could do more harm than good. We have to stop trying to find the quick fixes to problems and pay attention to the actual impact of our work and ask ourselves, “Is it needed? Does it work? Will it get to those who need it? Will they use it correctly when they get it?”
Watch the whole video, it’s worth it."
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