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Back-to-School: Preparing Children for a Successful Future

By Tania Calderon, Director of Marketing, Pro Mujer in Mexico For Pro Mujer clients, instilling in their children a sense of responsibility, dedicating themselves to their work and contributing to the well-being of the overall community is vitally important. As a mission-driven organization, we believe that it is not only important to support our clients but…
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Pro Mujer CEO Rosario Pérez to Present at This Week's Clinton Global Initiative

On September 20-22, current and former heads of state, Nobel Prize laureates and hundreds of leading CEOs, along with heads of foundations, major philanthropists, and directors of the most effective nongovernmental organizations and prominent members of the media will come together for the Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City. Established…
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Pro Mujer Receives "Honorable Mention" as Part of the IDB's Juscelino Kubitschek Prize

Great news! The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has recognized Pro Mujer with an “Honorable Mention” in the “Economics and Finance” category for the excellent work the organization has performed in combating poverty and empowering women as part of this year’s Juscelino Kubitschek Prize. The Prize recognizes those institutions that have made a significant, outstanding contribution to the economic and…
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GlaxoSmithKline and Pro Mujer: Making a Difference One Volunteer at a Time

By Kerry Murphy, Field Sales Supervisor and PULSE Volunteer (June – December 2010) When I first heard Andrew Witty, the CEO of GSK, speak of the GSK PULSE initiative, I knew I wanted to participate. The initiative, which was launched in 2009, empowers employees to make a sustainable difference for communities and patients in need by giving them an opportunity to use…
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Naldi Delgado, Pro Mujer's Country Director in Peru and a "Responsible Leader"

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNBBn7-RoB8] As part of the Universidad del Pacífico’s “Responsible Leaders” proyect, which features the diverse stories of outstanding alumni, Pro Mujer Country Director (Peru) Naldi Delgado talks about what inspires her to make positive changes in her community and how together, we can all make a difference in the world.
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Nicaragua's New Regulatory Microfinance Law: 5 Questions for Gloria Ruiz, Director of Pro Mujer in Nicaragua

In 2009, the magazine The Economist published a report analyzing the various environments in which microfinance is practiced at an international scale. The aim of the study was to evaluate the development of the industry and allow for comparison among countries.  Each country was assigned a score based on three factors, including the regulatory framework and institutional…
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Pro Mujer Expands Into the Mexican State of Oaxaca

By Leila Freedman, Director of Development, Strategic Partnerships On Thursday, June 23rd Pro Mujer inaugurated its newest neighborhood center in the city of Ocotlán in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Joining us for the festivities were our Chief Executive Officer Rosario Pérez and other members from our headquarters in New York, the team from our…
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