Microfinance: From Wall Street to Dhaka
Microfinance: From Wall Street to Dhaka

On Wednesday, December 6, 2006, Josie Sentner, President’s Council of Accion International, Bhakti Mirchandani, of the Lehman Brothers’ Investment Management Division, and Stephanie Janet, Professor of political science at Baruch College were interviewed on the topic Microfinance: from Wall Street to Dhaka.” The Weissman Center for International Business at Baruch College in New York City hosted and co-sponsored the interview.

Video Clip: What is microfinance?

Video Clip: Who are the key players and what are their roles?
To read, Ms. Mirchandi’s handout, click here.

Video Clip: If it takes so little money to start a micro business – especially in a developing country – why are not many more of these loans or grants being given out?

Video Clip: What are the potentials for microfinance in the U.S.?

Video Clip: How are microfinance organizations working with local talent and to get local wealthy elite to contribute?

Video Clip: How are microfinance projects helping women?

Video Clip: What can students do to get involved?

Video Clip: What would be ideal career path to get a job in microfinance and what can be done to help foster a culture of philanthropy?

Video Clip: How are you able to reach the poorest sectors of the population?

Video Clip: Do microfinance projects hire local people?