This call will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about how microfinance can serve as a catalyst to increasing economic opportunity in low-to-moderate income communities in the U.S.
Listeners will hear about the diversity of the microfinance industry and will learn about one model, the Grameen microfinance organization, founded in Bangladesh and replicated in developing countries.
During this session we will examine Grameen America’s rapid and recent growth in the U.S. market, discuss this model’s strengths and limitations, and will leave time to address participant questions.
Guest Speakers include:
The session has been organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Practitioners, policymakers, financial institutions
Deadline: September 8, 2011
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