• An Alternate World View- The Grameen Bank and Beyond

    An Alternate Reality- The Grameen Bank and Beyond Building Bridges- Social and Capital NSRCEL Talk, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore Muhammad Yunus 8th February, 2017 “I spent a lot of years studying economics, but at the end of it all I felt utterly useless.” Professor, founder of the Grameen Bank (‘village’ bank) and now an active social entrepreneur, Muhammad Yunus is all set to captivate the 400-strong audience at IIMB. “In those days, I was teaching at the Chittagong University. Ayub Khan, the Pakistani general-ruler had purposefully located all universities in the heart of Bangladeshi villages, to keep away potentially rebellious students from the cities. This turned out to…