Dr. Muhammad Yunus @ St. James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London
Saturday, Feb 16th, 2008, 2.30pm
A Collection of Net-Working Threads
to Remember the Launch of “Creating a World without Poverty”
1. The Key Connectors
a. Chris Macrae – Sponsor of World Entrepreneurship Summit
b. Victoria Gilder – PR Manager for Perseusbooks
c. Nick Hart-Williams – Organiser of Bristol event
d. Dr Lilly Evans, Dipl.Ing. – Strategic Learning Web
e. Mary Fee – LETSLink UK and Webmistress
f. Chai Mason – Sound Engineer and DJ ChopStix
g. Sofia Boustamante – Turn Up the Courage
h. A Team of 20 Volunteers as ‘Yunus Hosts’
i. The Networks tapped
i. House of Lords and House of Commons
1. Lord Ahmed
2. Baroness Flather
3. Austin Mitchell MP
4. Vincent Cable MP
5. John McFall, Chairman of Treasury Select Committee
6. Treasury Select Committee Clerk
8. 56 MPs who signed at least one of our Early Day Motions
v. CityZone – TheEnterprise Network
vi. Be The Change
2. The Panel of ‘Yunus Ambassadors’
b. Abdallah Homouda who multiplies positive messages through his daily newspaper column and TV channels in the Middle East.
e. David Sorrill worked for 26 years in Bangladesh, including a 3-year joint project with Grameen Bank, is now a social company advisor in the UK.
f. Herta von Stiegel is executive chairman of Stargate Capital Investment Group. She serves on several boards in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, including Opportunity International, a leading global microfinance organization.
g. Shafi Chowdhury studied with Dr. Yunus in Chittagong College and Dacca University. He retired from HM Customs and is very active as a voluntary Imam and in community services.
h. Farzana Khanom is a year 13 student at the Mulberry School for girls and was a student panellist of BeTheChange in 2007.
3. The Project in the Spirit of ‘Social Business’ and ‘Grameen IT’
a. Sustainable Investment Network –
A Web 2.0 Proposal for Social Business Angels
4. The Websites
a. Forum for Stable Currencies –
Advocating Economic Democracy through Freedom from National Debt – www.forumforstablecurrencies.org.uk
b. 3D Metrics – Measuring New Qualities in Science, Finance and Economics – www.3dmetrics.co.uk
5. The Blogs
a. YuNuSphere – www.yunusphere.net
b.Green Credit for Green Growth - www.greencredit.org.uk
c. Thoughts from the Edge - www.alheri.blogspot.com