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Herr Lectures

Eric Rajah

What I Learned about NOT giving: Charity vs. Investment

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 |  7:00 PM

Eric Rajah is cofounder of A Better World Canada, a charitable organization that tackles poverty in some of the world’s most disadvantaged regions. In 2021, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Decoration by the Governor General of Canada. A Better World has projects in over 15 countries and has invested $35.7 million in quality education, essential healthcare, and clean water. In his presentation, Eric will discuss the potentially harmful effects of charitable giving.




Herr Lecture Series History

The Larry and Denise Herr Lectures in the Humanities feature presentations by highly qualified speakers on issues of public interest. The lectures provide a forum for dialogue, open discussion, and reasoned debate in Central Alberta. The lecture series is named after two of Burman University’s retired professors, Dr. Denise Herr and Dr. Larry Herr.


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