Asia and the Pacific Islands Economic Empowerment
Global Leadership Awards La Pietra Coalition
Dr. Muhammad Yunus, founder and managing director of Grameen Bank and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has been instrumental in lifting people worldwide out of poverty with the pioneering use of microcredit —supporting income generating activities by lending small amounts without collateral to the poor.
Dr. Yunus received his B.A. and M.A. in Economics at Dhaka University in Bangladesh. A Fulbright sch