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Join Muhammad Yunus hosted by IHMA, June 17, 6 am EDT

  • 1.  Join Muhammad Yunus hosted by IHMA, June 17, 6 am EDT

    Posted 06-15-2020 08:32
    Please join the International Humanistic Management Association (IHMA), the Yunus Centre and VESIM Business School for a Conversation with Peace Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus
    Time:  June 17, 6:00 am – 7:00 am (EDT)
    Location: Web conferencing, details will be sent before the event once your RSVP is received
    To Register click here:
    Topic:  Social Business in Post COVID time

    Host: Dr. Nisha Pandey, Yunus Centre, VESIM Business School, Mumbai, India

    Speaker Bio 

    Muhammad Yunus (born 28 June 1940) is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit and microfinance.[1] These loans are given to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans. In 2006, Yunus and the Grameen Bank were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for their efforts through microcredit to create economic and social development from below". The Norwegian Nobel Committee said that "lasting peace cannot be achieved unless large population groups find ways in which to break out of poverty" and that "across cultures and civilizations, Yunus and Grameen Bank have shown that even the poorest of the poor can work to bring about their own development".[2] Yunus has received several other national and international honours. He received the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2010.[3]  


    This conversation is organized by Indian Humanistic Management Association in collaboration with Yunus Centre Bangladesh/ VESIM Business School, Mumbai, India and the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University, NY
     

     



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    Michael Pirson
    Past Chair, MSR IG Academy of Management
    Associate Professor, Fordham University,
    New York, NY
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