Jessica Jackley Flannery is the co-founder and a board member of
, a nonprofit that is using
the Internet to connect people through loans to alleviate global
poverty. Jessica has worked in rural Kenya, Tanzania, and
Uganda with the Village
and Project Baobab
evaluation and program development. Earlier, Jessica spent three
years in the Stanford Business School's Center for Social
Innovation and Public Management Program, where she helped launch
the inaugural Global Philanthropy Forum. Jessica is currently
pursuing an MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
A transcript of the interview is available on my blog
Have Fun * Do Good
You can watch a documentary about Kiva on FRONTLINE World
Tuesday, October 31,2006, or on the FRONTLINE World web site via
a few days after the broadcast.
You can view a brief preview of the October 31st show on
Full disclosure: I'm friends with
the Editor for FRONTLINE World, David Ritsher.