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Leaving Microsoft to Change the World by John Wood
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May 09, 09

bookshelves: current-events, memoirs-and-biographies
Read in May, 2009

The story of the transformation of a Microsoft executive who left his high paying job to found a nonprofit organization that promotes literacy by building schools, libraries, and computer labs in Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Africa. Very inspirational, introspective, and honest, but a bit self-promoting. Makes you wonder why we who take so much for granted in America, don't do more, and what we could be doing to help. Another must-read.
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