EMPath’s biennial conference is taking place October 6-9, 2020 on various virtual platform. Two days before, members of EMPath’s professional network will convene—all in the pursuit of disrupting poverty by creating economic mobility around the world.

2020 Vision: The Future of Poverty Disruption
Member Convening: October 2 & 5 / 12:30-4 PM ET
Public Conference: October 6 — 9 / 12-4 PM ET
Virtual Platforms


Poverty is more complex than ever. Families at the bottom of the economic ladder must navigate moving rungs and recurring setbacks to move up. Every economic sector has a part to play in clearing pathways toward economic independence.

The 2020 Vision: The Future of Poverty Disruption conference seeks to answer three questions:
1. What changes are happening in the world today that have significant import for the future of poverty disruption?
2. What are the implications of these changes for the economic mobility of the working poor?
3. How do we adapt to these changes to strengthen our work?

“I greatly enjoyed this conference and cross-sector collaborative movement!” -Survey Response