Marie Kretz Di Meglio, founder and chief executive of Uplifters, a Hong Kong-based NGO that provides online financial and personal growth education to migrant domestic workers and members of underprivileged communities.

How a book about poverty reduction changed NGO founder’s life: her big takeaways from Nobel Prize winners’ Poor Economics

  • Keep learning, keep testing, stay humble – these are the lessons Marie Kretz Di Meglio took from Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s Poor Economics
  • Inspired by their book, she founded Hong Kong NGO Uplifters to educate poor Hongkongers and domestic helpers about money matters and personal freedom
Topic |   Foreign domestic workers in Hong Kong

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Marie Kretz Di Meglio, founder and chief executive of Uplifters, a Hong Kong-based NGO that provides online financial and personal growth education to migrant domestic workers and members of underprivileged communities.
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Richard is a Hong Kong-based freelance journalist who writes about a broad range of subjects, but with a focus on the arts and culture. He has been an editor at the Wall Street Journal, editorial director of Haymarket Publishing Asia and the editor of a weekly business magazine in his native UK. A graduate of Oxford University, he is also the author of a successful business book and a former stand-up comedian, the latter of which he wasn’t very good at.