President, Grameen Foundation
Steve Hollingworth’s unflagging commitment through 30 years of work in international development has been to ensure that the delivery of financial services benefits the world’s poorest people and fulfills its promise of alleviating poverty. Grameen Foundation follows the legacy of the Grameen Bank and Prof. Mohammed Yunus providing financial services to the poorest in the world. Grameen focuses on financial services for women, agricultural development and health. Mobile money platforms and digital data are used to optimize decision making and to expand financial inclusion. Steve has an M.S. in Economics, Development Studies, from Victoria University of Manchester, in Manchester, England and a B.A. in Economics from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.