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Pro Mujer hosts the first Gender-lens Investing Forum in Latin America

As part of the Latin American Impact Investing Forum (FLII), the first GLI 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 investments.…
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PRO MUJER ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM CFO

New York, NY (January 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…
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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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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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