Investing In Our Communities

The content to fuel our discussion and reflection at our Salon on Investing In Our Communities was:

The Economist, The Centenarians Square up – IBM v Carnegie Corporation 

LifeSpring Hospitals: Bringing Maternity Care to Poor Mothers in India

Opening Doors: In Vancouver’s East End: Strathcona, by Joe Cortina and Janet Elder.  Story excerpt, “Rosa Pryor” 


Whether in a boardroom in New York or on an investee field trip in Pakistan, Acumen Fund has a tradition of sharing everyone’s ‘ah-ha’ after a good discussion has been had.

We ask Acumen Salon guests to share their ah-ha moments – the key take away, new perspective, memorable comment or parting thought – from the evening.

Our hope is that these thoughts will spark further conversations online and will perhaps trigger a few reflections within others.

Ah-Ha Moments on Investing In Our Communities:

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The comments above reflect the ah-ha moments that were shared with permission following our Salon conversation on the theme of Investing In Our Communities.


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