The Women of Pro Mujer

Pro Mujer Celebrates "International Day of the Girl Child"

“Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence, and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights.” -United Nations Resolution 66/170 By Julie Aguirre Whitted Did you know that in 2011, the United Nations declared October 11 the official “International Day of…
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Poverty Need Not Bar Women From Healthcare in Latin America

Pro Mujer is proud to announce that CEO Rosario Perez was selected by the Schwab Foundation as a 2014 Social Entrepreneur.  The announcement was made today, March 24, 2014. Ms. Perez was honored in recognition of Pro Mujer’s leadership in creating and implementing innovative health care solutions for poor women in Latin America. As one…
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A Member of Pro Mujer’s Junior Committee Shares His Experience

By Wade Prospere, member of the Junior Committe After joining the Junior Committee in March of 2012, several experiences have encouraged my commitment to Pro Mujer’s mission of providing poor women in Latin America with the means to build livelihoods for themselves and futures for their families. Interacting with Pro Mujer staff in both New…
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Microsoft Blogs about Rebeca, Microsoft and Pro Mujer

We thank Microsoft for writing about their partnership with Pro Mujer and the significant benefits this partnership has brought to poor women in Latin America. Microsoft’s post—written in Spanish—was distributed in Latin America and is attached here. To help non-Spanish speakers, we’ve summarized their comments and join them in sharing this wonderful story about Rebeca.…
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Chronic Diseases in Latin American Are Entirely Preventable Through Behavior Change

The Huffington Post Impact section published and Op-Ed written by our President and CEO Rosario Perez about Pro Mujer’s new and unique health program promoting healthy behavoir among our clients in Latin America. The article is part of a series of Op-Eds produced by the Clinton Global Initiative for its CGI Latin America 2013 summit…
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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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Congratulations To The First Pro Mujer Class of 2013!

By Yesenia Diaz, Communications Coordinator, Pro Mujer in Mexico Over the past five years, Pro Mujer in Mexico has offered free computer training to our clients and their families as part of the financial, health and human development services we provide. This computer course helps clients grow their businesses, and includes a suite of courses,…
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