Honoring Cornell's rich history of leadership in international development and poverty reduction, a panel of leading global figures will speak about the challenge of eradicating extreme poverty and the role Cornell plays. Part of Cornell's Sesquicentennial celebration, April 24-27, 2015.

Panelists: Christopher Barrett, Director and Professor of Applied Economics and Management, an International Professor of Agriculture and a Fellow in the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future; Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank; Eleni Gabre-Madhin '86, CEO, eleni LLC; Debraj Ray MA '81, PhD '83, Julius Silver Professor, Faculty of Arts and Science, and Professor of Economics, New York University; Richard Stearns '73, President, World Vision US; and Erik Thorbecke, H.E. Babcock Professor of Economics Emeritus.