Michael Matheson Miller is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and social entrepreneur. He is the Director of the documentary film Poverty, Inc. and the Founder of the PovertyCure movement.
Miller was born in 1980 in Washington, D.C. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2002 and went on to complete a Master's degree in International Economics and Finance from Johns Hopkins University in 2005.
Miller's professional career has been marked by his commitment to creating innovative solutions to global poverty. In 2007, he co-founded the PovertyCure movement, which seeks to empower the world's poor through economic development. Through PovertyCure, Miller works with a network of organizations and individuals to create opportunities for self-reliance and sustainable economic growth.
Miller's work has been recognized internationally. He has been awarded the Do Something Award for his commitment to global poverty solutions, the Skoll Foundation Award for Social Entrepreneurship, and the World Bank Development Marketplace Award for Poverty Alleviation and Social Innovation.
In 2011, Miller wrote and directed the documentary film Poverty, Inc., which explores the global aid industry and its effects on the developing world. The film has been acclaimed by critics and is currently being screened in theaters across the world.
In addition to his work with PovertyCure, Miller is a regular speaker at conferences and universities around the world, where he shares his insights on global poverty and development. He is also the author of several books, including the recently released The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solution.
Miller is committed to finding and promoting sustainable solutions to global poverty. He is an advocate for the poor and an example of what true leadership and social entrepreneurship looks like. His work has been an inspiration to many and has helped to further the understanding of poverty and its solutions.