Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient to Give Lecture at Buffalo State


Dr. David Dror, '66, in AfricaDr. David Dror, ’66, has been at the forefront of improving the lives of those living in impoverished countries for more than 30 years. His humanitarian efforts will be recognized when he receives the Buffalo State Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumnus Award before his lecture at Ciminelli Recital Hall on Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m. Dr. Dror's lecture, "From Buffalo to Bihar, India: How Education in the Richest Country Has Prepared Me to Work in One of the Poorest," as well as the post-event reception and his award presentation, will take place in Ciminelli Recital Hall. The Buffalo State campus community including alumni is invited to attend.

Dr. Dror is an acclaimed international expert in micro insurance, widely recognized for his research on ways to make health insurance suit the needs of the poor. As the founder and managing director of the Micro Insurance Academy (MIA) in New Delhi, India, he has helped provide more than 300,000 people in countries in Africa and Asia. It serves communities living below the poverty line, tribal groups and migrant populations in India, Nepal, Asia and Africa.
He has published several books and more than 60 articles in refereed journals, is a frequent speaker at international conferences, and is the recipient of many honors and awards.

Free to attend.

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Originally posted: September 2016