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Author Wood, John, 1964 January 29-

Title Leaving Microsoft to change the world : an entrepreneur's odyssey to educate the world's children / John Wood.

Imprint New York : Collins, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  370.91734 W85l 2006    ---  Available
Description vi, 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Discovering Nepal; leaving Microsoft -- "Perhaps, Sir, you will someday come back with books" -- An idea burns by candlelight -- You need to get home soon! -- Woody and john's excellent adventure -- Debating a radical change -- Lonely in a city of 12 million strangers -- Gates in China -- Walking away -- Starting over -- The start-up years: an object in motion remains in motion -- Making the ask - Expansion beyond Nepal -- A postcard from Nepal -- What every entrepreneur needs: a strong second-in-command -- September 11 -- Building "the Microsoft of nonprofits" -- Building the network -- You life is a mess -- Hitting our stride -- Putting girls in the place-school! -- "Count me in Don" -- The students of Cambodia - The network goes into overdrive -- Democracy in action in India -- The Tsunami -- The millionth book -- The next chapter of my adult life.
Subject Education, Rural -- South Asia -- Case studies.
Education, Rural -- Southeast Asia -- Case studies.
Room to Read (Organization)
Wood, John, 1964 January 29-
ISBN 006112107X
Standard No. IG# 006112107X
YDXCP 2420912
NZ1 10682116

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