Mills, the Secretary’s chief of staff, is spearheading efforts--in Haiti
and around the world--to move beyond our government beyond just giving
aid and into facilitating investments in the future.
Adding some technology to the educational process is one thing, but truly revolutionary learning experiences take a deeper sort of innovation, which you can see at a program at Duke working for change in Haiti.
Years of studying disaster relief has led Jose Holguin-Veras to a few simple truths about donations. While tiger costumes and Viagra aren't going to do much good, it makes people feel better to think they're helping. But they're not--they could be doing a lot of damage.