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Published on Feb 27, 2017
We live in a society that consists of complex systems like Healthcare, Education and Sanitation. But despite this we are systems blind. We are not willing to invest in long-term solutions and instead focus on quick wins and opportunist leaders. What can we learn from people who are building systems in third world countries? What are the long term costs of quick wins?
Patrick Moriarty is CEO of IRC. An engineer with more than 20 years of experience building sanitation systems in South Asia and Africa. Patrick is especially interested in connecting and integrating governance, research and practical implication of sanitation systems.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx