WISER Duke Co-president Presents at MIT Global Poverty Conference

Emily Matthews, current co-president of the WISER Duke Student Group, presented at the MIT Global Poverty Initiative Millennium Campus Conference on April 18-20 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The conference focused on student efforts to alleviate poverty and hosted other speakers such as Senator John Edwards, Administrator Henrietta Fore and Dr. Paul Farmer. Emily represented WISER in a panel discussion titled “Stories from the Field: Student Action in Alleviating Poverty.” She also presented at a poster session and led a workshop on “Starting Projects for Global Change.”