Micro finance: Does It Work?

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July 17th, 2014

10 March
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Brandeis University
415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454

Speakers:

Steve Atlas, Voices from the Field (Independent filmmaker and social justice advocate for international non-profits, including ACCION)

Kim Wilson, Problems of Micro Credit (Lecturer at Tufts School for Law and Diplomacy, Fellow with the Center for Emerging Market Enterprises and the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University)
Janina Matuszeski, Savings Groups: Advantages and Challenges (Research Coordinator, Community Finance Department, Oxfam America)

Marcia Odell, Beyond Microfinance: The Savings Group as a Social Safety Net (Women’s Empowerment Specialist, Former Director of WORTH—a women’s program launched in 10 countries in Africa and Asia)
Sponsored by the Boston University Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University’s Women’s Studies Research Center, Gender Working Group, The Heller School, and Schuster Institute for Investigative