William Lester

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"Aspiration is delighted to announce that William (Bill) Lester has joined our Board of Directors, effective immediately. Welcome Bill!

"Bill is the Executive Director of NonProfit Organizations Knowledge Initiative (NPOKI). A visionary in use of Information and Communications Technologies (particularly in low-resource settings), Bill is well-known in the nonprofit knowledge management and technology communities, and is a popular speaker at many industry gatherings. As Chief Information Officer for EngenderHealth for 15 years, Bill has been instrumental in capturing and sharing the organization’s operational and programmatic best practices and lessons learned. In 2007, he was honored with NTEN’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

"Bill was elected to the Board of InsideNGO (formerly APVOFM) in 2008. He was an NTEN board member from 2000 – 2007, participates on the advisory committees for NPOWER and KABISSA, and is a NPOKI founding member. A strong proponent of social entrepreneurship, Bill works worldwide to promote and encourage problem-solvers. His personal mission is “Imagine-Build-Connect”." [1]

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  1. William Lester Joins Aspiration’s Board, NPOKI, accessed November 16, 2010.