Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus will deliver the lecture on "Microcredit and Social Business for Poverty Reduction" on 6 March 2013 at Quinnipiac University, Connecticut, USA. The lecture will be streamed live to the public starting local time 7:00 pm Wednesday night and Dhaka time 6:00 am Thursday. Click here to view the live streaming of the event
He will also participate in two panel discussions on campus the same day. The first panel discussion on social entrepreneurship will take place from 10-11 a.m. (USA local time) and includes Kate Emery, founder of Social Enterprise Trust, and Dean Karlan, professor of economics at Yale University. The second panel discussion will be from 1-2:30 p.m. and will consider micro lending. Panel participants include H. A. Shah Newaz, CEO of operations at Grameen America, Vidar Jorgensen, founder and president of Grameen America and Grameen Research, and Buck Harris '09, vice president of micro lending at Connecticut Community Investment Corporation. Both panels will take place in the Carl Hansen Student Center, room SC 225.