Alumni panelists discuss how business, public-sector and not-for-profit organizations are responding to evolving commercial, humanitarian and scientific opportunities in developing countries. The Oct. 1 event was part of Cornell's celebration of the new Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.

Christopher Barrett, the Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management, moderated the second panel. Speakers were Devry Boughner, M.S. '99, director of international business relations for Cargill Inc.; Kathryn Kiplinger '79, M.P.S. '86, co-head of corporate banking for Scotia Capital; Kevin Malchoff '74, MBA '75, president of International Business Group, Rich Products Corp.; John Mellor '50, M.S. '51, Ph.D. '54, president of John Mellor Associates Inc.; and Emmy Simmons, M.S. '68, independent consultant and retired assistant administrator for economic growth, agriculture and trade at the U.S. Agency for International Development.