Washington, D.C. – On July 22, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus will participate in a town hall discussion with USAID staff. The discussion will focus on global development and the challenges of eliminating extreme poverty.
Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker, economist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient. He founded Grameen Bank, a revolutionary micro-credit system as a cost-effective and scalable weapon to fight poverty. Since launching USAID Forward, USAID has worked to implement a new model of development focusing on innovation, private sector participation, and government partnership. This open exchange will highlight these efforts and the way forward.
USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah
Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus
|What:||USAID Town Hall on the Challenges of Eliminating Extreme Poverty|
Monday, July 22, 2013; 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Ronald Reagan Building
Press interested in attending, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-712-4320
Last updated: April 16, 2014