Jim Yong Kim

Doesn't everyone deserve a chance at a good life?

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Aspirations are rising as never before across the world, thanks in large part to smartphones and the internet — will they be met with opportunity or frustration? As President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim wants to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. He shares how the institution is working to improve the health and financial futures of people in the poorest countries by boosting investment and de-risking development.

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Jim Yong Kim · President, World Bank Group

Jim Yong Kim is leading a global effort to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity.

Jim Yong Kim is leading a global effort to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity.