Muhammad Yunus Book Event

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus spoke to a full house about his vision for an alternative economic system that puts people over profit. Read more about the event and his book here.

Photos by Steve Kurtz.

  • Yunus’ latest book, A World Of Three Zeros: The New Economics Of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, And Zero Net Carbon Emissions (Public Affairs, 2017).
  • Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus discussed his vision for an alternative economic system before a full house at UC Santa Cruz on Tuesday, October 11 at an event hosted by the UC Santa Cruz Blum Center for Poverty, Social Enterprise and Participatory Governance and Bookshop Santa Cruz.
  • (from left to right) Dean of the Social Sciences Division, Katharyne Mitchell, Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor Marlene Tromp, Muhammad Yunus, and Chancellor George Blumenthal.
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  • “Professor Yunus’ new book, A World of Three: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions - is precisely what we need right now - a compassionate call to action,” said Heather Bullock, a UCSC psychology professor and director of the Blum Center, in her opening remarks.
  • Put people over profits, says Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus
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  • Over 400 people, including students, faculty, staff and community members, packed the Multi-purpose Room at Colleges Nine and Ten to hear Nobel laureate and “banker to the poor” Muhammad Yunus speak. Photos by Steve Kurtz.
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  • Yunus signing his book
  • Yunus with a student