Sir Fazle Hasan Abed (1936 - ) is a Bangladeshi social worker, the founder and chairman of BRAC, the world's largest non-governmental organization with over 120,000 employees. For his contributions to social improvement, he has received the Ramon Magsaysay Award, the UNDP Mahbub Ul Haq Award, the inaugural Clinton Global Citizen Award and the inaugural WISE Prize for Education. In 2015, he received the World Food Prize for his “unparalleled” work on reducing poverty in Bangladesh and 10 other countries. In 2014, Abed was in the list of The World's 50 Greatest Leaders prepared by Fortune. In his interview for the Creating Emerging Markets project at the Harvard Business School, Abed revealed his strong belief that businesses can positively impact society, that "you can do good also by doing business."
Hope is an element in which people take action, and energize themselves out of poverty