An engaged conversation regarding the development of an industry in flux.
The Microfinance industry has come under heavy scrutiny over the past couple years. This scrutiny can be construed as a positive situation, as it forces the industry to fix its problems. However, in what direction is the industry now moving? What is the rationale to justify this move? As an industry that is evolving before our very eyes, it is essential that we not only examine the different perspectives that exist within the industry, but understand them as well.
Senior Fellow and Author of Due Diligence
Center for Global Development
Former President & Senior Research Fellow
Freedom from Hunger
Moderator – Dr. Bagwan Chowdry
Faculty Director, Master of Financial Engineering
UCLA Anderson School of Management
2:00-2:15 – Settle
2:15-2:30 – Introductions by Raheem Parpia
2:30-3:30 – Chris Dunford & David Roodman – moderated by Dr. Bhagwan Chowdhry
3:30-4:00 – Q&A
4:00-4:30 – Reception (refreshments will be served!)
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