The University of the District of Columbia is pleased to announce the DC Social Business and Microcredit Forum to be held on September 28, 2012 on the UDC Campus. The forum is part of the University's economic development partnership efforts with American University, University of Maryland, Salisbury University, Shenandoah University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Bowie State University, Howard University, Georgetown University, and other universities and public and private institutions in the region. The 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom and founder of the microcredit concept, Professor Muhammad Yunus will be the keynote speaker. Professor Yunus is known worldwide as the "Father of Microcredit".
The conference has been organized to bring together economic development interests from all regions to hear Professor Yunus' social business concept of combining business know-how with the desire to improve quality of life.
This Forum is the launch of the First Annual Social Business Plan Competition scheduled for Spring 2013 - watch for more information.
Event will be held September 28, 2012, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
UDC Students Free (Must still register)
Non-UDC Students (with ID): $5
General Admission: $15
VIP Admission: $99 (includes reception)
All registered attendees will receive a copy of Dr. Yunus’s book Building Social Business: the New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs. (Until copies run out)
Due to the overwhelming response for this event, our registrations are now closed. Those who have pre-registered, check-in begins at 2:00pm and books are available on a first-come first-served basis.
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