Dambisa Moyo received the Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award 2013
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The 4th Gala event at the Gartenpalais Liechtenstein in Vienna was under the patronage of Dr. Maria Fekter (Federal Minister of Finance) and Dr. Reinhold Mitterlehner (Federal Minister of Economy, Family and Youth)
On October 16th, 2013 Dambisa Moyo (PhD) spoke at the Fourh Annual Gala Event organized by the Friedrich A. v. Hayek Institute and the “Austrian Economics Center at the Gartenpalais Liechtenstein in Vienna. Dr Moyo received the Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award for her rigorous economic work and her critique of state-centered economic policies. She is the author of “Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa”, “How the West was Lost” and “Winner Take All”. Dambisa was named by TIME Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” and to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders Forum. Her writing regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications such as the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Mag. Manfred Kastner presented Dambisa Moyo with a very moving speech full of insights about Moyo’s work. Afterwards, Dr. Moyo addressed the winners of the Students Contest “Next Generation’s Mobility”. This year´s topic was “Mobility creates perspectives”. Needless to say, the students were thrilled by this unique opportunity and all the winners received great prices.
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Mag. Meinhard Platzer (LGT), Prok. Walter Krahl (Verkehrsbüro Ruefa-Reisen), Mag. Gerald Steger (Café & Co-Chef), Mag. Eva Komarek (Wirtschaftsblatt), Dipl. Ing. Paul Fischer (von Fischer Ski), Dr. Franz Hörhager (Mezzanine Management), Mag. Beate Schilcher (Volkthearter Ges.m.b.h), Dr. Hans Kerres (HK Fastfood VertriebsgmbH), Chris Tally (Präsident des Liberty Fund USA), Georg Kolm (Triple A), Axel Schmidgall and Leor Phillips von Aristophil, Mag. Imma Baumgartner für T-Mobile, Mag. Renate Danler (Hofburg Wien), Botschafter Dr. Alberto Carnero (Span. Botschafter in Ö), Dr. Gustav Dressler (3 Banken Generali), Dr. Herbert Unterköfler (korn ferry), Mag. Michael Hameseder (Radlberger), Mag. Peter Kubesch (Pugeut Austria GmbH.), Günther Kastner (Vision Microfinance), Mireille und Dr. Arno Brauneis (BKP Rechtsanwälte), Maria und Dr. Herbert Retter (WKO), Dr. Markus Tommaschitz (AVL List, Vorstand Hayek Institut), Prof. Hardy Bouillon (Vorstand Hayek Institut),Dr. Franz-Eduard Kühnel (Vorstand Hayek), Dr. Walter Springer (Vorstand Hayek Institut), Dr. Andreas Unterberger (Vorstand Hayek Institut), Prof. Dr. Emil Hierhold (Senior Fellow Austrian Economics Center), Carolyn und Terry Anker (Anker Inc., Vorstand Austrian Economics Center USA), Dr. Richard Zundritsch (Vorstand Hayek Institut und Austrian Economics Center).
In this context:
Biography of Dambisa Moyo, PhD
Dambisa Moyo is the CEO and founder of the Mildstorm Group. Mildstorm is a boutique firm that analyzes the global macroeconomy, world financial markets, and works with clients to devise investment strategies. Dr. Moyo examines the risks and opportunities across the global landscape, including developed, emerging (BRICs), and the frontier economies in Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East. She has travelled to nearly 60 countries over the past decade, during which time she has developed a unique knowledge base on the political, economic, and financial workings of the global economy.
Ms. Moyo serves on the boards of Barclays Bank, the financial services group, SABMiller, the global brewer, and Barrick Gold, the global miner. She was an economist at Goldman Sachs, where she worked for nearly a decade, and was a consultant to the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
She is the author of 3 New York Times Bestsellers:
Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa
How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead, and Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and what it Means for the World
In 2013, Dr. Moyo was awarded the Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award named for the Nobel Prize winner and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Friedrich Hayek.
She was named by TIME Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” and to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders Forum. Dr. Moyo is a contributing editor to CNBC, the business and finance News network. Her writing regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications such as the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. She completed a PhD in economics at Oxford University and holds a Masters degree from Harvard University. She completed an undergraduate degree inchemistry and an MBA in finance at American University in Washington, D.C.