San Diego Global Poverty Forum

The Center for International Development annually hosts the San Diego Global Poverty Forum at PLNU, bringing together people from across the city to discuss and debate cutting-edge ideas, research, and discoveries in the field of global poverty alleviation and its intersection with the field of business. The event features presentations from leaders in the international development space, followed by an engaging question and answer session with a moderator and the audience.

The San Diego Global Poverty Forum was created to focus on cost-effective, business-oriented poverty alleviation methods, and to empower and inspire young people to consider working to break the cycle of poverty through innovative social businesses and entrepreneurship. People throughout Southern California who desire to be inspired, challenged, and gain a deeper understanding of what is working and why in the field of poverty alleviation should make attendance at this event a priority. Watch past presentations from some of our previous keynote speakers.

If you would like to receive more information on the Center for International Development and our upcoming events, contact us at:
(619) 849-2792

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Breaking Poverty’s Cycles

PLNU professor Rob Gailey, Ph.D., considers an approach to global poverty as Christians committed to doing what we can.

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Your donation to the Center for International Development will help bring important speakers to campus, send students to relevant conferences, and facilitate internship/job opportunities for our students/graduates who engage in global poverty alleviation, innovative nonprofits, and social enterprises. Help us help students to use business to serve the least of these!