Board of Directors

Chair, Board of Directors

Professor Muhammad Yunus
Grameen Bank Founder

Nobel Laureate 

Professor Yunus, the “father of microfinance” founded the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh on the premise that the poor are creditworthy. In 2006, Professor Yunus and the Grameen Bank were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts to create economic and social development from below.”...

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Michael D. Granoff

Pomona Capital, L.P.

Founder and CEO

Mr. Granoff is founder and CEO of Pomona Capital. He previously served on the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, and the 1992 Department of Treasury Presidential Transition Team. He is Chairman of the Boards of the Albanian-American Enterprise Fund,...

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Antonia Hernández

California Community Foundation

President and CEO

Antonia Hernández is President and CEO of the California Community Foundation. The California Community Foundation's mission is to create greater equitable opportunity, prosperity, health and well-being for the residents of Los Angeles County. Previously, Ms. Hernández worked at the Mexican...

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Vidar Jorgensen

World Health Care Congress


Mr. Jorgensen was the principal proponent and organizer of Grameen America and Grameen PrimaCare and currently serves as the President of Grameen Research. He is also the majority owner of three industry based conference and research companies, which in turn own and manage over 200 conferences...

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Andrea Jung

Grameen America

President and CEO

Andrea Jung is the President and CEO of Grameen America. Ms. Jung joined Grameen America in April 2014 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.,...

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Hope Knight

Greater Jamaica Development Corp.

President and CEO

Hope Knight is the President and CEO of the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (CDFI). Prior to GJDC, Ms. Knight was COO of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, and Vice President in the Institutional Equities, Strategic Planning and E-Commerce Divisions at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Knight began...

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H.I. Latifee

Grameen Trust 

Retired Managing Director 

Professor Latifee is an economist and the former Managing Director of Grameen Trust, the international outreach affiliate of Grameen Bank. Professor Latifee is one of Grameen Bank’s founding members. Before joining Grameen Trust in 1994, Latifee was a Professor of Economics at the University of...

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Mahmoud Mamdani

Morgan Stanley

Vice Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. Mamdani is a Vice Chairman in Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division. He led the Emerging Market Private Investments initiative and the Global Emerging Markets Private Equity Fund. He has over 23 years experience across a range of transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures,...

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John Megrue

Apax Partners, L.P.


Bridgewater Associates, L.P.


Mr. Megrue is Chairman of Apax Partners U.S., which he joined in 1988 and rejoined in 2005 from Saunders, Karp & Megrue. John is a member of Apax Partners Global Executive Committee and Global Investment Committee. He is on the boards of Advantage Sales & Marketing, Bob’s Discount...

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Karen Pritzker

Seedlings Foundation


Ms. Pritzker is President of the Seedlings Foundation, which supports programs that nourish the physical and mental health of children and families, as well as institutions that foster an educated and engaged citizenship. She serves on the board of Grameen PrimaCare, a non-profit organization...

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Director Emeritus

Ray Dalio

Bridgewater Associates, L.P.

Founder, Chairman, & Co-Chief Investment Officer 

Mr. Dalio is the founder, CEO, and CIO of Bridgewater Associates and has over 35 years of experience in the financial field. Mr. Dalio was Director of Commodities at Dominick & Dominick, a Wall Street brokerage house, in 1973. In 1974, he joined Shearson, Haydon Stone where he was in charge...

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Sila M. Calderón

Sila M. Calderón Foundation
Former Governor of Puerto Rico

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Sila M. Calderón, former Governor of Puerto Rico (2001-2005), chairs the Sila M. Calderón Foundation, which focuses on issues of poverty, women and social responsibility in Puerto Rico, as well as the Center for Puerto Rico. She is President of Inter-American Global Links, Inc., Trustee of the NY...

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