I was going to an event called “Fashion Fights Poverty” (co-sponsored by the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area), the reaction was a mixture of amusement and interest on the one hand, and distaste and ridicule on the other when I told my co-workers. Those of us who operate in development are more likely to respond the same manner whenever we come across superstars posing with bad African kiddies.
How come the trendiness that is growing of make the development community squirm?
The big event to market socially-conscious developers happened at a clothing that is upscale in an up-and-coming element of DC. The room had been crowded with costly clothing and photographers. Music played because beautiful individuals sipped cosmos and passed away copies associated with the Millennium developing Goals Report (pdf).