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Rick & Wendy Walleigh: “From Silicon Valley to Swaziland” | Talks at Google

From Silicon Valley to Swaziland: How One Couple Found Purpose & Adventure in an Encore Career (http://walleigh.com/) was written by Rick and Wendy Walleigh of Los Altos, CA. Former high tech executives, the couple moved to Swaziland for six months then Nairobi, Kenya for one year to work in economic development for TechnoServe whose tagline is “Business Solutions to Poverty” and to which all royalties are donated. The book describes their experiences from the challenges of daily living in unfamiliar cultures to the joy of helping people in poverty grow their own businesses. Including some “how-to” in their book, they hope to inspire readers to expand their horizons and pursue similar socially-beneficial endeavors.

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