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Pro Mujer announces a partnership with MICROWD to expand its impact on women entrepreneurs in Peru

Pro Mujer is expanding its impact in Peru in partnership with MICROWD, a fintech company that connects women entrepreneurs in Latin America who need microcredit with investors, to reduce the financial gap and provide resources for women entrepreneurs to consolidate and grow their businesses.  Using a digital, dynamic and intuitive crowdfunding platform developed by MICROWD, Pro Mujer is able to meet and connect with women-led businesses and provide them with individual loans at lower rates than the market, with flexibility in guarantees and a…
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Pro Mujer, Deetken Impact, and USAID Launch the Ilu Toolbox to Promote Gender Equity in Companies

The Ilu Toolbox helps companies address internal gender gaps and can be used to promote and attract gender lens investing that generates both economic and social returns.  Pro Mujer, in collaboration with Deetken Impact, a Canadian impact asset manager, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), created and launched an interactive toolbox to help small and medium businesses in Latin America incorporate gender lens and improve…
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A Gender Lens Investing Scorecard Helps Investors and Companies Advance Gender Equality

As part of Pro Mujer’s efforts to strengthen gender lens investing in Latin America, we have joined forces with Deetken Impact, an impact investing firm in Canada, to create an innovative Scorecard to help investors and companies incorporate a gender approach to their investments and business models. The Scorecard was developed as part of the…
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PRO MUJER ANNOUNCES ROLANDO SCHMIDT AS CFO

New York, NY (March 26, 2020) – Pro Mujer announced today that Rolando Schmidt, previously appointed interim CFO, has assumed the role of permanent CFO of Pro Mujer Group, a consortium of financial and non-profit organizations delivering financial, health and education services to low-income women across the Latin American region. With over 30 years of professional experience, Rolando brings an ample trajectory leading the financial…
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RINGING THE BELL FOR GENDER EQUITY

On March 12, Pro Mujer’s Chief Operating Officer, Carmen Correa, participated at the Ring the Bell event held in the Bolsa de Valores de Montevideo (Montevideo’s Stock Exchange). Uruguay’s vice president along with first lady, and representatives of the European Union, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and UN Women also attended the event. The goal of…
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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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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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