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New CEO to lead change microloan non-profit

New CEO to lead change microloan non-profit

Inside the John Hancock Center, 13 floors up, Vicki Escarra gazes into a large camera lens. She eschews a word-for-word script, speaking instead from an outline that allows for more spontaneity. "You know, women are the largest untapped lever in the developing world," she says. "Opportunity International believes in the power of one woman — who's an entrepreneur, a provider and a leader." The recording, to be used in promotional copies of the documentary "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," based on the book by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, is designed to reach Opportunity's current and...

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