Thu, 2014-01-23 20:15
Our latest weekly roundup covers Grameen America Board Chair Muhammad Yunus' definition of success, and his reasoning behind lending microloans to women. Also, after 50 years in the war on poverty, women continue to struggle to make ends meet.
- Speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Professor Muhammad Yunus explains his idea of social business to the Huffington Post. Professor Yunus offers them his definition of success, noting that it's not about money. Check out the interview here.
- Dr. Katharine Esty poses the question "Why Women?" to Professor Yunus. Her article reveals 5 reasons why Professor Yunus focuses on providing microloans to women. Read Professor Yunus' response here.
- Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson envisioned the Great Society and called for a War on Poverty. Today more than 100 million Americans either live near the brink of poverty or churn in and out of it, and nearly 70 percent of these Americans are women and children. Read The Female Face of Poverty here.