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Maya Ajmera, who founded the non-profit Global Fund for Children while a graduate student at Duke, has been appointed the university’s first social entrepreneur in residence. Ajmera will engage with all levels of the Duke community in social entrepreneurship and help create a learning environment that inspires and prepares future social entrepreneurs who can turn knowledge into action. The appointment, by Duke’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, is effective for 2014. Ajmera, who earned her masters degree in public policy from Duke in 1993, also will be a visiting professor of the practice of public policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy. Please read full press release on Duke TODAY at http://today.duke.edu/2014/01/ajmera.