Yunus Centre Lecture Series

YCA was featured as the topic for the regular YSBC Lecture Series hosted by Professor Yunus. In the Yunus Series Lecture #14 Professor Yunus commended YCA’s leadership role as the world’s first university-based Yunus Center, and in the fireside chat-style format, Prof Mai Thai from HEC Montreal explored YCA’s journey since 2009, to 2020, particularly the on-campus micro-enterprise initiatives like ChillChill, and the newly launched Yunus Professional Masters.  Earlier, in YSBC Series Lecture #4, YCA director moderated the session on telephone connectivity and poverty alleviation in Bangladesh with Mr. Ashraful Hassan, Managing Director of Grameen Telecom, exploring the role of women in expanding connectivity in rural areas. The session on YCA had 10,000-plus views.

SDGs addressed: 1,5,8,10,12, and 17