Aga Khan's Aleem Walji: Leading by mistakes to innovate

In an exclusive interview, the new CEO of Aga Khan Foundation USA shares his view about the priorities of the organization at a time of raising tension in the Muslim world. Walji share lessons from the World Bank, his vision for the future and what strategies work in fragile states.

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  • Elena L. Pasquini

    Elena Pasquini covers the development work of the European Union as well as various U.N. food and agricultural agencies for Devex News. Based in Rome, she also reports on Italy's aid reforms and attends the European Development Days and other events across Europe. She has interviewed top international development officials, including European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs. Elena has contributed to Italian and international magazines, newspapers and news portals since 1995.