Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus speaks on the power of microfinance

On Wednesday afternoon, Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, delivered a speech at Gaston Hall, addressing the empowerment of women and alleviation of poverty through the use of microcredit and social business. Dr…. Read More

Georgetown students starting microfinance club

All you do-gooder econ and finance students out there, get excited: two Georgetown students—Brian Gallagher (MSB ’10) and Ben Sacher (SFS ’12)—are starting a microfinance club. The idea behind microfinance is that giving small loans to entrepreneurs in… Read More