Shannon Mudd, visiting assistant professor of economics and coordinator of the Microfinance and Impact Investing Initiative (MI3), noticed a peace pole similar to the one outside of Chase Hall here on campus during his travels in Bangladesh.
The Career Development Office and the John C. Whitehead ’43 Program in Entrepreneurial Studies sponsored an all-day conference on Fords and the Entrepreneurial Spirit. Attended by alumni and current students, the on-campus event was geared towards those who have started their own business or those that hope to in the future.
Tuesday night was the first in a series of lectures that are part of the Department of Economics’ newly created microfinance program. Sashi Selvandran of Mennonite Economic Development Associates, discussed her work helping to create small business solutions to global poverty.