Amy Lockwood

Selling condoms in the Congo

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Filmed Jan 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011
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HIV is a serious problem in the DR Congo, and aid agencies have flooded the country with free and cheap condoms. But few people are using them. Why? "Reformed marketer" Amy Lockwood offers a surprising answer that upends a traditional model of philanthropy. (Some NSFW images.)

Amy Lockwood
/ Global development worker

Amy Lockwood is the deputy director of Stanford's Center for Innovation in Global Health, where she looks at new solutions to big problems.  Full bio.

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