The story we tell about poverty isn’t true – Mia Birdsong: TEDWomen 2015 · 15:16 · Filmed May 2015


As a global community, we all want to end poverty. Mia Birdsong suggests a great place to start: Let’s honor the skills, drive and initiative that poor people bring to the struggle every day. She asks us to look again at people in poverty: They may be broke — but they’re not broken.