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Yunus Professional Master Launch


The FRIST newest professional degree, the Yunus Masters’ in Social Business & Entrepreneurship.

  • Be inspired by Professor Yunus’ vision of young leaders for a new world and hear AIT President describe why AIT is the first university to host a Yunus Center and launch an accredited Social Business program.
  • Meet young Social Business leaders who are changing lives across the world, and how the global Social Business network has equipped them to become job creators rather than job seekers.
  • Join interactive panels of peers and faculty to learn about AIT, and opportunities for YPM graduates in an expanding universe of enterprise-led development.

Learn more about the degree: 

Pathit Ongvasit

Manager, Programs

Pathit leads programs with Yunus Thailand and has recently been leading a community- based incubator for agri-entrepreneurs in the Southern Border Provinces, creating multiple new enterprises to tackle food security in the wake of Covid-19.

He was previously a Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Consultant at the World Bank, and has also worked at the Thailand Development Research Institute and with the Paris-based Human Development Research Initiative, focused on combatting global inequalities. Pathit has led numerous social business education programs in Thailand, collaborating with international agencies such as UNDP, large corporations such as CP Group, and community networks like the Sustainable Energy Youth Network.

Pathit is regarded as an emerging young leader within the social business movement and is a Yunus & Youth Ambassador. He completed his Master’s Degree in International Development at Sciences Po Paris and holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics from Sciences Po Paris and Columbia University, New York.