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An Early Detection Saved Karla’s Life

Breast cancer is the main cause of cancer deaths among women in Latin America. An early detection can save your life. Pro Mujer provided 146,676 breast cancer tests between 2018 and 2019. Karla Ortiz is a breast cancer survivor. She is one of the many brave women we want to highlight as we celebrate our…
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Mariah Acosta

Mariah Araceli Acosta learned about Pro Mujer in 2009 when her family was in a difficult economic situation. Her father had lost his retirement benefits – his only source of income – and her mother was struggling to save her small business. Mariah used her first loan to buy merchandise for her mother’s store. They…
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Pro Mujer hosts the first Gender-smart Investing Forum in Latin America

As part of the Latin American Impact Investing Forum (FLII), the first GSI forum Latam will take place on February 18th in Merica, Yucatan. International speakers, investors, key agents, entrepreneurs and experts on the impact ecosystem will participate at this forum to generate a conversation that seeks to advance gender equality through impact and social…
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PRO MUJER ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF CFO

New York, NY (Jan 15, 2020) – Pro Mujer, a leading social enterprise and pioneer in women’s empowerment in Latin America, announced today the appointment of Rolando Schmidt as Pro Mujer’s Chief Financial Officer on an interim basis. Also announced is the departure of Camilo Mendez, who formerly served as Chief Financial Officer and will remain close to the organization as a member of the Board of Directors of Pro Mujer Group, a consortium of financial…
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Pro Mujer Names Marisol Fernandez Global Financial Services Director

Pro Mujer, a leading social enterprise, announced today the appointment of Marisol Fernandez as Global Financial Services Director, leading the organization’s business line, leveraging fintech and helping drive digital transformation to propel the organization’s continued expansion throughout Latin America. New York, NY (January 03, 2020) — Pro Mujer, a leading social enterprise and pioneer in…
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PRO MUJER ARGENTINA AND JOHNSON & JOHNSON JOIN FORCES TO TACKLE THE TABOOS OF MENSTRUATION: PROVIDING MENSTRUAL HEALTH EDUCATION AND COUSELING TO 16,000 WOMEN AND GIRLS IN ARGENTINA

By Lisa Autz. Every day, more than 800 million girls and women between 15 and 49 years old are menstruating, yet 500 million lack adequate access to resources and facilities for menstrual hygiene management (MHM) globally. In Latin America, women typically express feelings of fear, shame, discomfort, etc. in relation to their menstrual cycle.1 Many…
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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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Evaluna Montaner y Pro Mujer se asocian en campaña #LatinasDeliver

New York, NY, 26 de agosto 2019 (Pro Mujer)- La actriz, cantante e influencer Evaluna Montaner se une a Pro Mujer, la organización líder en empoderamiento de la mujer a través de #LatinasDeliver una campaña digital para promover el poder de la mujer como centro de los temas más importantes, y la reafirmación de su…
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Reconocimiento a “Mejor Agente de Campo” 2019

Este año, el organismo Whole Planet Foundation premió a Mary Cruz Matute, asesora de Pro Mujer Nicaragua, en la categoría “Mejor Agente de Campo”. Esta es la quinta ocasión que una asesora de Pro Mujer en Nicaragua recibe este reconocimiento. La historia de Mary Cruz es una muestra de que es posible lograr las metas,…
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