David Damberger:
What happens when an NGO admits failure

TEDxYYC · 13:01 · Filmed Apr 2011
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International aid groups make the same mistakes over and over again. David Damberger uses his own engineering failure in India to call for the development sector to publicly admit, analyze, and learn from their missteps. (Filmed at TEDxYYC.)

Engineer, Social Entrepreneur
David Damberger’s work with Engineers Without Borders has taken him from communities in India to Southern Africa to help build infrastructure — and learn. Full bio
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