How can organizations overcome obstacles with funding issues?


Ann Mei Chang (Author & former USAID Chief Innovation Officer)

Ann Mei Chang explains why not-for-profit organizations need to make sure that they are seeking the right type of funding at the right time. According to Chang, sometimes it makes sense to look for smaller types of funding in the experimental phase of creating innovative programs and solutions.



About Author

Ann Mei Chang

Author & former USAID Chief Innovation Officer

Ann Mei Chang is a leading expert on social innovation the author of Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good (Wiley, Oct 2018). Previously, she served as the Chief Innovation Officer at both USAID and Mercy Corps. Prior to her pivot to social good, Ann Mei was a seasoned Silicon Valley executive, with more than 20 years’ experience at such leading companies as Google, Apple, and Intuit, as well as a number of startups.

Interviewed By

Vaishali Jain

Vaishali Jain

Sarder TV Journalist, and Former Bloomberg TV Journalist

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