Martin Burt is founder (1985) and CEO of Fundación Paraguaya. He is currently developing two social innovations: self-sufficient schools for chronically unemployed rural youth and the “poverty stoplight”, a new metric and methodology which allows poor families to self-diagnose their level of poverty across 6 dimensions and develop a customized plan to overcome not only income-poverty, but also deprivations in 50 indicators. He is visiting professor in Social Entrepreneurship at the American University of Nigeria and Worcester Polytechnic Institute; and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Tulane University. He is author of books on economics, development, education and poetry. He is recipient of numerous awards: Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship; Skoll Foundation; Avina Foundation; Nestlé 2012 Shared Value Award; UNESCO; Global Development Network GDN; BBC World Challenge; Synergos and Eisenhower Fellowships. Formerly he was elected Mayor of Asunción and served as Vice Minister of Commerce and Chief of Staff to the President of Paraguay.