Devex spoke with Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. She talked about a need for NGOs to better engage with those they help and how the aid sector can work with businesses and technological innovators.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.