3 ways Zuckerberg can change the world again

The Facebook founder's announcement to divert profits to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative indicates that he recognizes the value of multilateral partnerships to help pursue ambitious goals, writes John Hewko of Rotary International, in this guest column. Can this new philanthropic initiative transform sustainable development?

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  • John Hewko

    John Hewko is the general secretary of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation. From 2004 to 2009, Hewko was vice president for operations and compact development for the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a U.S. government agency established in 2004 to deliver foreign assistance to the world’s poorest countries. At MCC, he was the principal U.S. negotiator for foreign assistance agreements to 26 countries in Africa, Asia, South America, the Middle East, and the former Soviet Union. As general secretary, Hewko leads a diverse staff of 800 at Rotary International’s world headquarters in Evanston, Illinois, USA, and seven international offices.