Events

Pro Mujer Mexico Celebrates Client Leadership with Workshops, Health Screenings and…Zumba!

Graciela Cortez Ordoñez faced many of the challenges shared by low-income women across Latin America—economic uncertainty, domestic strife and a sense of isolation. Graciela shared these experiences with a group of 300 of her peers during Pro Mujer’s annual Día de la Socia Líder (Client Leadership Day), which honors women who are Pro Mujer clients…
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Pro Mujer Mexico Opens a New Neighborhood Center in Oaxaca with the Help of MetLife Foundation

By: Leila Freedman, Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships MetLife Foundation joins efforts with Pro Mujer with a $150,000 donation to promote women’s development for entrepreneurs in Oaxaca, Mexico. On November 11, Pro Mujer Mexico celebrated the grand opening of the Oaxaca neighborhood center, a new location serving clients in the city of Oaxaca. Nalleli…
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Pro Mujer Bolivia Celebrates its 2013 Client's Day

More than 8,000 Pro Mujer clients, employees, regional managers and executive board members gathered on Saturday, October 19th, to celebrate its 6th Clients’ Day edition at the Ramon Tahuichi Aguilera stadium in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. The gala, which featured music and games, included appearances by special guests Pro Mujer cofounder Lynne Patterson and Stanley Eisenberg,…
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PRO BONO + PRO MUJER = DEEPER SOCIAL IMPACT

By Leila Freedman, Senior Director of Development, Strategic Partnerships at Pro Mujer* On September 17th, Pro Mujer participated in a Pro Bono Challenge hosted by MasterCard Worldwide and organized by Taproot Foundation. When we first were invited, we were intrigued by the concept. For us, the real issue is how do you make pro bono work?…
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Pro Mujer's 2013 Commitment At The Clinton Global Initiative: Staying Healthy Through Technology

Pro Mujer, Mayo Clinic, Pfizer and Sesame Workshop Launched a New Joint Effort to Promote Disease Prevention in Latin America On September 24th, Chelsea Clinton was joined on-stage during the Healthier Futures plenary at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting by Pro Mujer’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Rosario Perez; Mayo Clinic’s President and CEO, John…
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17 Years Changing The Lives Of Thousands Of Women In Nicaragua

Pro Mujer in Nicaragua is celebrating its 17th anniversary this month after starting operations on July 31st 1996 thanks to the dream of their cofounders, Lynne Patterson and Carmen Velasco. Today, Pro Mujer in Nicaragua helps almost 53 thousand women throughout the country, and because of their effort and their will to improving their lives,…
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Flunked?

By Gaby Vargas Pablo, who is in 5th grade, asked his school for permission to take two exams in advance because he would be traveling with us to New York City for four days. “Gordo, if you want I can help you study”, I offered enthusiastically while savoring in advance those days together with my…
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The New "Club de la Salud" in Peru

By Laura Rosalyn Messing , Pro Mujer intern. The inauguration of the Club de la Salud last week in Puno was a great success. Pro Mujer clients, known as socias, employees and managers all celebrated the launch of a new way to keep themselves and their families healthy. The Club de la Salud provides a packet…
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The Most Valuable Investment Is One In Girls And Women

By Gabriela Salvador, MD, MPH Director of Health & Human Development – Pro Mujer Last week, I was at Women Deliver in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with our partners from Johnson and Johnson where the issue of women’s health was addressed from many different perspectives. Many sessions referred to reaching “the last mile”, but very few had a…
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Pro Mujer in Mexico Celebrates the Third Annual “Day of the Client Leader”

By Yesenia Diaz, Communications Coordinator, Pro Mujer in Mexico. Pro Mujer in Mexico’s staff, in collaboration with FIRA (The Trust Introduced in Relation to the Agriculture), organized the third annual “Day of the Client Leader. ” During the event, more than 160 women from the various centers where we serve our clients participated in activities…
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