As CEO of Grameen America, the fastest growing non-profit microfinance organization in the United States, Andrea Jung will share her experience scaling a social business to meet the needs of low-income women in cities across the U.S. The discussion will focus on her thoughts about the future of microfinance, financial inclusion and women’s economic security as well as her experience serving on multinational corporate boards and her tenure as CEO of Avon.
About the speaker:
Andrea Jung is the President and CEO of Grameen America. Ms. Jung joined Grameen America with the goal of scaling the organization to solve economic issues for women and their families across the country. She is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Avon Products, Inc., where she served as CEO from 1999 through April 2012, and as Chairman from 2001 through December 2012. Throughout her professional career, Ms. Jung ranked consistently among the top leaders on lists including Fortune magazine's "Most Powerful Women in Business," Forbes magazine's "Most Powerful Women in the World," and Financial Times' "Top Women in World Business."
Ms. Jung is a graduate of Princeton University. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the General Electric Company, Apple, Inc., and Daimler AG. She also serves on the Committee for Economic Development, an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan American think tank.
On this occasion, you will be allowed to bring a cold packed lunch into the lecture theatre. Please bring/buy well ahead of the start time.
The seminar will take place at Saïd Business School on Friday 20 May 2016. Please arrive at the School from 12.00pm for a prompt 12.15pm start.