Nobel Peace Prize 2006

yunus.jpgThis is delightful news: Bangladeshi economics professor Muhammad Yunus has won the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, to be shared with Grameen Bank, which he founded. Yunus is credited with inventing micro-credit. I remember watching a documentary about him on PBS a while back–a very soft-spoken man, and a committed activist. But what a difference he has made for Bangladeshi women, and men.


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