Since completing a successful career in advertising, George Abraham has spent nearly three decades as a renowned changemaker working in the domain of life with blindness. In 1990, George launched national cricket programs for the blind in India and established the World Blind Cricket Council. In 2002, George founded Score Foundation—where he continues to serve as CEO—and launched its flagship program, Project Eyeway, which is a single stop knowledge resource for blind and visually impaired people and which aims to change lives through the power of knowledge. A recipient of the prestigious Ashoka fellowship, George has been conferred with awards such as, the Sanskriti Award, the Rotary Vocational Award, The Limca Book of Record’s “People of the Year” Award. In 1996, he also had the privilege of running with the Olympic Torch at Atlanta. Co-author of a book on inclusive education, George holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Delhi University.
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This event is presented by the Duke Center for International Development and the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative