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Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus is the father of microcredit and social business, Founder of Grameen Bank and of more than 50 other companies. Fortune Magazine named him 'one of 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time'. Professor Yunus received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Grameen Bank Project and is one of seven people to have received the Nobel Peace Prize, the US Presidential Medal of Freedom and the US Congressional Gold Medal. He received his BA and PhD in Economics and is the recipient of more than 50 honorary degrees.


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My Journey to Help the Poor and Build a More Equitable World

Part of a series on A Special Series in Partnership with CNN on Social Entrepreneurs and Other Innovators

November 15, 2013








AMBITION Wed, April 9, 2014

Ambition. It's the reason we're all here, at the 11th Annual Skoll World Forum, focused on the most ambitious endeavor imaginable: solving the world's most pressing problems. In this video we take ...

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank shares his strategy for creating change. For more information on Muhammad Yunus, visit: This interview is part of ...





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