A Purposeful Evening with John Wood, Founder of Room to Read

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Hong Kong

January 25, 2018: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for the launch of "Purpose, Incorporated; Turning Cause Into Your Competitive Advantage", the new book by John Wood, the founder of Room to Read. 


Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Grand Ballroom
8 Finance Street, Hong Kong Island
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Event Details

About Mr. John Wood:

Founder of Room to Read, an award-winning international education non-profit organization that has raised over US$450 million and serves over 12 million children in 15 countries.

Winner of the initial Microsoft Alumni of the Year award, presented by Bill and Melinda Gates.

Selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Featured on Bloomberg Television, CNBC's Squawk Box, Fast Company, Forbes, Fox News, MSNBC, New York Times Magazine, Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Four-time speaker at the Clinton Global Initiative.

Named by Goldman Sachs as one of the World's 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs.

Author of Leaving Microsoft to Change the World, which was named by Amazon as "Ten Best Business Narratives of the Year"; described by Publisher Weekly as "an infectiously inspiring read"; translated into 23 languages; featured in The Orphan Winfrey Show.

About Room to Read:

Rooms to Read is a leading non-profit focused on girls' education and children's literacy in Asia and Africa.

18:00 Reception
18:30 Book Discussion and Q&A
19:30 Cocktails and Networking
20:00 End of Event

Full bio on John Wood can be viewed here.


HK$500 (plus fee of $29.95) includes a signed copy of the book


Register Online

Deadline: 1/25/2018


CK Han, '16 (AXP-15)