Dr. Muhammad Yunus speaks about his latest book, "Creating a World Without Poverty" at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. DR. YUNUS is a native of Bangladesh, and was educated at Dhaka University where he was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study economics at Vanderbilt University. In 1972 he became head of the economics department at Chittagong University. He is the founder and managing director of Grameen Bank, a pioneer of microcredit, an economic movement that has helped lift millions of families around the world out of poverty. Yunus and Grameen Bank are winners of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.

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