Leaders Breakfast With Prof. Muhammad Yunus

Sunday, 14 September 2014, The Lobby Lounge – Grha Bimasena

Bimasena in cooperation with Sinergi Indonesia held a Leaders Breakfast with Prof. Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Peace Laureate, with the topic: “Building Business For A Better Society – Developing An Inclusive Strong Economy”.

This forum will greatly influence the assessment on proper support to Micro Enterprises and Social Entrepreneurship to enforce the pillars of the Indonesian economy. Donation received from participants is to support poverty alleviation and empowerment programs in Indonesia.


  1. Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate
  2. Mr. Bambang Ismawan, Sinergi Indonesia
  3. Mr. Muliaman D. Hadad, PhD, Chairman of OJK of Board Commissioners


  • The theory is “Move away from job seekers – go start a business”.
  • Go out to work somebody, all human being are entrepreneurs.
  • Introduce the community to become money making “Robots” – Homo Economicus.
  • Reaching the poor and empower the women.
  • Employment and business knowledge to be created.
  • Social solidarity economic movement – profit is important but people are more important.
  • The world is changing very fast – we have a choice to make what we want it to be in 25 years.
  • Constant in life is “change” – plan Micro Finance.
  • The bottom line is “Don’t use a football coach for a soccer team”.

Included in the program of Sinergi Indonesia was for Prof. Muhammad Yunus, who visited Jakarta from 12-14 September 2014, also to speak and to inspired and motivate, to approximately to 2,000 students of various high school students in Jakarta which was held on the Camping Grounds at Cibubur.

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