This article is adapted from Oaks’ speech given to Enterprise Mentors International on 27 October 2006.
Dallin H. Oaks is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Prior to this calling in 1984, Oaks was a justice on the Utah Supreme Court. Oaks has served as president of Brigham Young University and on the boards of numerous organizations, such as the Public Broadcasting Service and the Polynesian Cultural Center. From 2002 to 2004, Oaks served as area president in the Philippines, but his work in the church includes interaction with welfare and humanitarian services throughout the world.
Issue and Volume
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Oaks, Dallin H.
"Self-Reliance and Self-Respect,"
Journal of Microfinance / ESR Review: Vol. 10
, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/esr/vol10/iss1/6