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One Young World inspired by Nobel prize laureate Yunus

Written by Mila Sanina on .

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Instagram by ‏@VandaSteglova:"Muhammad Yunus presenting #OYW SocialBusinessFund"

Nobel prize laureate Muhammad Yunus, the pioneer of micro-lending in developing countries and founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, is a role model for many of the One Young World delegates. To some of them, hearing him speak was a dream come true. Having a chance to get a photo with Yunus, not to mention, ask him a question, was beyond imagination.

Councellors quoted him throughout the day. Delegates tweeted his quotes:

Ananya Cleetus, a high school student from Upper Saint Clair High School and a student-reporter covering the One Young World Summit as part of the Pittsburgh Youth Media Project, wrote a personal reflection about  Muhammad Yunus at the Young One World Summit...

Ananya even had a chance to get a photo of Yunus, in which she is standing by her paragon's side:

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