VU ANTI-POVERTY CLASS HEADS TO BANGLADESH

THE TENNESSEAN
Feb 25, 2008

Students in the PROJECT PYRAMID Global Poverty Alleviation program, a class offered by the Owen Graduate School of Management, will travel Wednesday to Bangladesh for a firsthand look at some solutions to poverty. They will meet with Nobel laureate and Vandy alumnus Mohammed Yunus, founder of the Grameen Bank, which makes microloans to the very poor. Bart Victor, director of the Cal Turner Program in Moral Leadership, and several students are quoted. Owen’s use of Project Pyramid in its curriculum is also mentioned in the Financial Times.