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Inspiring Change: A Conversation between Matt Damon and Jim Yong Kim

April 20, 2017 | 17:30 ET, 21:30 GMT

Matt Damon has dedicated the last decade to tackling the water and sanitation crisis globally. In 2006, he founded the H20 Africa Foundation, which later merged with another organization to become Water.org. Through its innovative financing models and focus on sustainable solutions, Water.org has brought clean water and sanitation to over 6 million people. Damon recently served as executive producer on Bending the Arc, a new film about the inspiring story of a global healthcare movement that started in Haiti. This event will be followed by a film screening of Bending the Arc with Producer and Writer Cori Shepherd Stern at 6:15 p.m - 8:00 p.m., Preston Auditorium

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Co-founder of Water.org

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

President, World Bank Group