Actor and activist Matt Damon joined World Bank Group president and Partners In Health co-founder Dr. Jim Yong Kim to discuss the importance of clean water.
Matt Damon has dedicated the last decade to tackling the water and sanitation crisis globally. In 2006, he founded the H20 Africa Foundation, which later merged with another organization to become Water.org. Through its innovative ﬁnancing models and focus on sustainable solutions, Water.org has brought clean water and sanitation to over 6 million people. Damon recently served as executive producer on Bending the Arc, a new ﬁlm about the inspiring story of a global healthcare movement that started in Haiti. This event will be followed by a ﬁlm screening of Bending the Arc with Producer and Writer Cori Shepherd Stern at 6:15 p.m – 8:00 p.m., Preston Auditorium