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Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

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Leaving Microsoft to Change the World is the story of John Wood, who abandoned a high-flying corporate career to found Room to Read, an innovative global non-profit dedicated to delivering literacy and gender equality in education, currently operating in 9 countries in Asia and Africa.

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John Wood

John Wood is founder of Room to Read, a non-profit dedicated to delivering literacy and gender equality in education. John was Microsoft’s Director of Business Development for the Greater China Region until 1999. In that year, after a holiday in rural China, he abandoned a high-flying corporate ca... Read more

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