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#FEMHACKPARTYLAC BOLIVIA

Por una internet feminista, libre y abierta nos unimos en agosto al 2°FEMHACKPARTYLAC en La Paz. Nuestra Gerente de Educación Gaby Quispe fue invitada para compartir nuestro programa #MujeresOnline y cocrear redes de contacto con organización que también trabajan para cerrar la brecha digital de género en la región. Este evento, que fue transmitido en…
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Gender-Smart Investment Organization in Wall Street Bets on Ending Gender-Based Violence

PRESS RELEASE: May 16, 2019 New York, NY – Pro Mujer, a leading social enterprise in Latin America that invests in women is joining forces with The Womanity Foundation, Hivos, Kering Foundation and Makesense to organize the Innovathon 2019, a one of a kind event to generate innovative solutions to reduce gender-based violence and promote greater gender equality around the world. The…
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Forces Join in Guatemala to Celebrate International Girls in ICT Day

Pro Mujer reached a new milestone and officially expanded into Guatemala through establishing a new alliance with expert local partner SERES, a leading Central American organization that works to combat complex social, environmental and economic challenges by cultivating and catalyzing youth leaders to act at the local, national and international levels. As part of this exciting…
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Why aren’t more Latin American women representing on the global stage?

Published originally in Spanish on AmericaEconomia.com on March 29, 2019. Opinion by: Maria Cavalcanti, President & CEO of Pro Mujer. Women across Latin America are increasingly claiming their place as the leaders-to-watch in politics, business and the media, and as entrepreneurs, entertainers, and activists. At the same time, deep political and social crises are also driving…
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Movie Weekends: New ways we're reaching communities in Mexico

On any given Saturday in a small town in Mexico, the main plaza is a place for casual gatherings, a place to greet neighbors and share beers at the nearest corner store. Residents visit small vendors for groceries, while many more relax with family. Weekends can go by silently in these towns, where there are…
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Pro Mujer Joins Growing International Partnership Coalition to Close the Digital Gender Divide

The digital gender divide refers to the disproportionate lack of access, skills and representation of women and girls in technology. According to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), 12% fewer women use the internet as compared to men; this gap widens further to 33% in Least Developed Countries across the world. Low-income women and girls are challenged by…
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A new alliance to improve health coverage for Mexican women

A new alliance between Pro Mujer, a mission-driven social enterprise focused on empowering women and their families in Latin America, and the Maternal and Child Research Center of the Birth Study Group (CIMIGEN) expands women’s access to health services with more than 4,000 women in Mexico’s Iztapalapa and Tláhuac areas benefiting directly from the alliance.…
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Pro Mujer Celebrates “The Week of Lights"

This week, women throughout the province of Tucuman in Argentina participated in Pro Mujer’s annual “La Semana de las Luces” (The Week of Lights) event, where they honed digital skills and learned from specialists in health and wellness, financial education, and entrepreneurship. The festivities and trainings are aimed to benefit underserved women in the area,…
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Bridging the digital gender gap: Pro Mujer joins the EQUALS Global Partnership

Pro Mujer is a proud member of the EQUALS Global Partnership, a network of corporate, government and non-profit organizations working together to close the digital gender gap and promote equality for women in technology. Pro Mujer joins UNESCO, UN Women, GSMA and the International Union of Technology, among other leading organizations, as members of the…
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Pro Mujer Announces On-Boarding of New Global Director of Business Development Marisol Fernandez

New York, NY – September, 2018 – Pro Mujer, a leading women’s development organization in Latin America, announced the appointment of Marisol Fernandez as global business development director. Fernandez brings to Pro Mujer more than 20 years of experience with a brilliant background leading capstone projects in both, the public and private sectors. Fernandez’s major…
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