The Future of Global Development 

"This Is Not Your Grandparents’ Developing World," with Dan Runde

Wednesday, July 10
6:00 pm Dinner/Networking, 7:00 pm Presentation
Hogan Lovells, 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

What is the future of the developing world, and what are the implications for the global development sector?

  • Through demographic, political, and economic shifts, the developing world is richer, freer, and more capable than ever before. 
  • Of approximately 90 developing countries, 60 will likely achieve middle-income status or higher, while the other 30 will remain fragile, conflict-affected states.  Over the next 20 years, fewer of the countries in the first category will require the traditional Official Development Assistance (ODA) “playbook,” and the remaining fragile states will instead need a combination of development, defense, and diplomacy—in a more “lashed up” approach. 
  • Mr. Runde will discuss this changing development landscape, and how this affects the work of those currently in global development.About the Speaker:
  • 2019-07-10-dan-rundeDaniel F. Runde is director of the Project on Prosperity and Development and holds the William A. Schreyer Chair in Global Analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.  His work centers on leveraging American soft power instruments and the central roles of the private sector and good governance in creating a more free and prosperous world.
  • Mr. Runde has been recognized for influencing the debate on USAID-State Department relations, his role as an architect of the BUILD Act, and for being at the forefront of the debate surrounding the role and future of the World Bank Group.  Mr. Runde has also influenced thinking about U.S. economic engagement with Africa (of which he is in favor of much more) and domestic resource mobilization.
  • Previously, he led the Foundations Unit for the Department of Partnerships & Advisory Service Operations at the International Finance Corporation, and was director of the Office of Global Development Alliances at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  Mr. Runde began his career in financial services at Alex. Brown & Sons, Inc., in Baltimore and worked for both CitiBank and BankBoston in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 
  • He received an M.P.P. from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and holds a B.A. cum laude from Dartmouth College. 

About HAGD:

The Harvard Alumni for Global Development (HAGD) aims to be a collaborative platform for Harvard alumni who work actively with emerging markets and developing countries. HAGD’s vision is to connect Harvard alumni across schools, disciplines, and professions to share field expertise, research, and ideas in order to encourage global engagement and cross-sector partnerships.  For further information about HAGD, please contact


Wharton Club members and their guests: $25/person
Non-members: $35/person

Ticket includes talk, a light dinner of sandwiches, salad/soup, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverages 


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Transportation: The nearest metro station is Metro Center. Exit at 12th and F Street, NW. Your destination is the building named "Columbia Square" which will you see right in front of you as you exit the escalator.


Parking: There are several nearby parking garages including:

  • Columbia Square Parking Garage: 555 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004 (202) 637-8105
  • Parking Management: 600 13th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004 (202) 347-5469
  • When:

    Wednesday, 7/10/19 at 6:00pm - 8:30pm | iCal


    Hogan Lovells
    555 13th St NW  
    Washington, DC 20004 USA (at Metro Center)

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9:00PM - 11:30PM Wed 10 Jul 2019 ( Timezone: Eastern )


Hogan Lovells
555 - 13th Street, NW 13th Floor Conference Rooms
Washington, District of Col 20004 United States

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Look Who's Coming:

Marya Pickering
  Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security
Helen Qubain
Ruwan Salgado
... a total of 4 guests.
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