AHI speaks on upgrading slums

Janaki Blum, Affordable Housing Institute Staff

This week, AHI Founder David Smith is at Tulane University, New Orleans, where he is invited to kick-off the new Fall lecture series “Urban Innovation” with his talk Turning Slums into Assets on Monday, September 19, 2011, 6:00 PM. David’s experience is expected to “offer insight into how to handle similar problems in New Orleans,” said Scott Bernhard, the director of the School of Architecture’s Tulane City Center in an article on the lectures.

On September 21, Deidre Schmidt, AHI’s Executive Director, will be at day 2 of the Impact Investing Summit where she will chair a panel on Investment Strategies that Will Scale up Affordable Housing, with Sasi Thumuluri , Global Business Strategy Manager, International Housing Finance, Habitat for Humanity, and  Daniela Carrera, Chief Financial Markets Division Structured & Corporate Department, Inter American Development Bank.

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