John W. McArthur

John W. McArthur

John W. McArthur is the CEO of Millennium Promise. In this capacity, he oversees the Millennium Villages project, supporting integrated social and business development for more than 400,000 people across rural Africa. He is a Research Associate at the Earth Institute at Columbia University and faculty member at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. He previously co-chaired the International Commission on Education for Sustainable Development Practice and served as Deputy Director and Manager of the UN Millennium Project.

Three Tweets Across the (Old) Global Divide

May 13th 2009

One of the world’s biggest underlying challenges is the psychological and social disconnect between the billion people living in the rich countries and the billion people living on less than a dollar a day. The lack of connection is problematic not only for moral and humanitarian reasons, although the poorest communities are definitely...