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Monday, March 14, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM EDT
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The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480
 

 
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Celeste Simon 
World Affairs Council of Palm Beach 
561-374-2858 
celeste@worldaffairspalmbeach.org 

What Has COVID Taught Us About Building Back Better Globally ?

Monday, March 14, 2022                          

The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480  

6:00 p.m. – Registration & Social
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Speaker Presentation

Dr. Shanta Devarajan will discuss U.S. and the current global economy

Speaker Profile:
FDr. Shanta Devarajan is a professor of the practice of International Development at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He was previously at the World Bank, where he was the Senior Director for Development Economics. At the World Bank he was the Chief Economist of the Middle East and North Africa, Africa, and South Asia regions and the Human Development Network. Dr. Devarajan holds expertise in Africa, Computable General Equilibrium Models, Development Economics, Middle East, South Asia.

He was also a director of the 2004 World Development Report, Making Services Work for Poor People. Before 1991, Shanta was on the faculty of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Born in Sri Lanka, he received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an A. B. in mathematics from Princeton University. 

Dr. Devarajan has expertise in: Africa, Computable General Equilibrium Models, Development Economics, Middle East, South Asia.


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Ambassador - $1200

Benefactor - $800

Patron - $550

Family - $320

Individual - $220

Young Professional - $150

Full-time Student - $10                

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World Affairs Council of Palm Beach
2806 Black Oak Way, Boynton Beach, Florida 33436

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The Council is non-partisan and the speakers' views do not necessarily reflect our own. We welcome the opportunity to be a platform where major global issues can be discussed in an atmosphere of mutual respect.