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Professor Muhammad Yunus: Social Business to End Poverty, Unemployment, and Lack of Health

April 19, 2013

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus recieved the Congressional Gold Medal on April 17th in Washington, DC and is the seventh person in history to have received the Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Nobel Peace Prize. Professor Yunus is the father of microcredit, the father of social business, the founder of Grameen Bank, and the founder of more than 50 other companies in Bangladesh. Watch to hear Professor Yunus reflect on the potential of social businesses to end poverty, reduce unemployment, and address health challenges.