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Global Leadership Demands We Break the Silence

Renewing Global Leadership is the theme of Global Washington’s upcoming conference. We are very excited to have extremely accomplished global leaders as our speakers for the conference, ranging from corporate, non-profit, academic, foundations and development agencies. As we talked about at last year’s conference, we are going through some interesting times politically, and we have seen major shifts in attitudes around America’s role as a world leader. Read More

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Organization Profile: Grameen Foundation

Digital-based loans give females farmers like Anne Ndungu the safe, reliable financing they need to build strong agribusinesses in Kenya.

Digital-based loans give female farmers like Anne Ndungu the safe, reliable financing they need to build strong agribusinesses in Kenya. (Photo: Riccardo Gangale/ Grameen Foundation)

The Grameen Foundation is on a mission to “enable the poor, especially women, to create a world without hunger and poverty.”

To do this, it engages with a network of community partners in countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America to implement solutions in three main areas: financial services for women, digital innovations in agriculture, and health care financing and access. Though they appear to be distinct areas of work, there is actually a great deal of overlap. Read More

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Fundación MAPFRE Partnership Helps Develop Global Leaders

Fundación MAPFRE has made an extraordinary gift to support the future leaders of NPH.

September 14, 2017

The Institute’s Class of 2017 – 2018: Ever, Maria, Darich, Darlyn, Farid and Yomara. Credit: NPH

The Institute’s Class of 2017 – 2018: Ever, Maria, Darich, Darlyn, Farid and Yomara. Credit: NPH

Fundación MAPFRE is proud to announce an exciting partnership with NPH USA by providing more than $93,000 to support the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH) Seattle Institute, which develops a future generation of leaders in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Now in its seventh year, NPH’s Seattle Institute offers promising young adults a deep and advanced leadership formation experience in the U.S. Each year six university-aged students from NPH are selected to spend ten months in Seattle, enrolling in a full-time English program and participating in a comprehensive leadership development program. The goal of the program is to train talented youth to maximize their own potential and to serve others in their local communities.

Read more: https://www.nphusa.org/news/fundacion-mapfre/

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