What can the aid community do better?

When it comes to development, stories of failure would make the headlines more than stories of success. This alludes to two big challenges for the aid community — how to reduce failures and how to tell the story of development better. Ritu Sharma, co-founder and president of Women Thrive Worldwide, explains the issue in an interview with Devex.

Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

Check out the rest of our interview with Ritu Sharma, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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    Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.

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