Professor Yunus Shares Vision to End Poverty

Wed, 2013-07-24 06:00

Professor Yunus, Grameen America Board Chair, delivered the keynote speech at RESULTS Conference 2013 on Monday, July 22 in Washington, DC. Highlighting Grameen America's success in implementing the Grameen model in the US, Yunus shared his vision to end poverty with conference attendees. We put the spotlight on a few of the live tweets from the conference. Want to learn more?

Save The World's Best Bank!

Sun, 2012-10-07 04:32

One powerful woman is threatening the future of millions of others. But if we all weigh in right now we can rescue the people-powered bank that’s an inspiration to the world.

Muhammad Yunus On Social Business

Wed, 2012-10-03 20:34

Muhammad Yunus speaks out on why politics shouldn't intervene with Grameen Bank operations, and how social businesses can solve human problems.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTkhNLBMM2k

Women Hurting Women by Nicholas Kristof

Sun, 2012-09-30 18:08

Nicholas Kristof highlights the plight faced by Grameen Bank and its 8.3 million borrowers. The government of Bangladesh, particularly Prime Minister Sheik Hasina, has been adamant in her stance to take over Grameen Bank. Her refusal to listen, or even speak, about the situation with journalists (Kristof was denied an interview at the last minute), has further exposed her wrongdoing. Yunus himself stated, "It's an insane situation. I just don't know how to deal with it."

Social Business Day 2012

Mon, 2012-06-25 10:19
Practitioners, enthusiasts, and students convene in Dhaka, Bangladesh to celebrate the achievements of Social Businesses around the world. Hosted by Professor Muhammad Yunus, Social Business Day is an annual event which showcases how businesses are successfully solving social problems. Distinguished speakers include NASA astronaut Ron Garan who brought a copy of Professor Yunus’s book, “Creating a World Without Poverty” to the moon and Lamiya Morshed, Executive Director of the Yunus Centre.

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