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Recording of our Webinar "Reflections from Our Volunteers" Now Available

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 09:42

Please enjoy this recording from last week's webinar "Reflections from Our Volunteers." In recognition of International Volunteer Day on December 5, 2014, BwB hosted a  special webinar featuring some of our current and former volunteers. Our volunteer panelists have used their wide range of professional backgrounds, skills, and expertise to meet a variety of challenges, from marketing and branding to financial analysis and assessment, facing our nonprofit and social enterprise clients. Collectively, they have donated more than 925 hours of their time—... Read More

BwB Celebrates International Volunteers Day!

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 09:00

At Bankers wihtout Borders, we know our volunteers are our most valuable resource. Your skills and expertise help accelerate the progress of social entrepreneurs dedicated to connecting the poor to their potential, and support our mission to end abject poverty. Together, our volunteers have given more than 263,000 hours of their time to 1,081 projects supporting 163 organizations around the world. That’s worth more than $13.1 million dollars in in-kind services! So today, in honor of International Volunteer Day, we’re recognizing five of most inspiring volunteers and we're sharing their... Read More

Upcoming Webinar: Reflections from our Volunteers

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 11:18

Please join us for a very special webinar! International Volunteer Day Event: Reflections from our VolunteersDate: Friday, December 5, 2014Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDTRSVP HERE. Space is limited. In recognition of International Volunteer Day, we're proud to host a special webinar featuring some of our current and former volunteers. Our volunteer panelists have used their wide range of professional backgrounds, skills, and expertise to meet a variety of challenges, from marketing and branding to financial analysis and assessment, facing our nonprofit and social enterprise clients.... Read More

BwB Skillanthropist Profile: Sarah Anderson

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:40

In celebation of International Volunteer Day 2014, Bankers without Borders is recognizing some of our outstanding volunteers who donate their time, skills, and expertise to help accelerate the progress of social entrepreneurs dedicated to connecting the poor to their potential. Sarah Anderson is a seasoned International Business Development and Finance executive with a proven track record of successful execution across a spectrum of mission critical programs.   She started her career in International Banking working in trade finance and established an international asset financing division... Read More

BwB Skillanthropist Profile: Linda Wong

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:20

In celebation of International Volunteer Day 2014, Bankers without Borders is recognizing some of our outstanding volunteers who donate their time, skills, and expertise to help accelerate the progress of social entrepreneurs dedicated to connecting the poor to their potential. Linda has been called the “marketing sparkplug” because of her energetic personality and can-do attitude.  For over 10 years, Linda has led marketing initiatives for a diverse portfolio of technology companies where she was responsible for a variety of engagements, ranging from go-to-market planning to new business... Read More

Press Release: Wells Fargo Announces $10,000 Grant to Bankers without Borders

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:16

Wells Fargo Announces $10,000 Grant to Bankers without Borders® Grant will support local poverty-focused organizations in Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico November 17, 2014 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time 48th Annual FELABAN Assembly MEDELLIN, Colombia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In support of its Global Fellows program, an international volunteer program that lends team members’ professional expertise to nonprofits around the world, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) announced a $10,000 grant toGrameen Foundation’s Bankers without Borders. The company announced the donation during a customer... Read More

Upcoming Webinar: The Role of IT in Development

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 08:00

Please join us for an uncoming webinar! The Role of IT in Development Wednesday, Novemeber 19, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDTRSVP HERE. Space is limited. At Grameen Foundation, we believe that technology is a key component to all our work to eradicate poverty, but not all technology is created equal. Please join us for our upcoming webinar where Steve Andersen, Chief Technology Officer at Grameen Foundation, will present what GF has learned from using technology in the field and discuss what’s worked and what hasn’t over the past ten years. About the Speaker: Steve Andersen ensures that Grameen... Read More

GF Fellow Lisa Wei: Taking a Leap of Faith

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:39

“Akwabaa to Ghana” was the first thing I saw when I landed at the Accra Kotoka International Airport. A mandatory temperature screening followed – Ghana’s first line of defense against Ebola that is ravaging some of its West African neighbors. Before I arrived, everyone I knew had asked me if I was afraid of going to Ghana because of Ebola, but I told them I had a higher likelihood of contracting malaria, cholera, or typhoid – a comforting thought? Embarking on this Mobile Healthcare Strategy Fellowship with Grameen Foundation could not have come at a more critical time in global health, so... Read More

We're expanding our outreach, but we need your help!

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 08:23

We're looking to expand our services to Brazil, but we need your help to identify and connect with social enterprises and non-profit organizations to partner with in the region! Click on image to expand. You can recommend potential partner organizations in the following two ways: 1. If you know of a great organization AND have a contact there, please fill out this form. 2. If you know of a great organization, but do not have a contact there, please fill out this form. Thank you for your help and stay tuned for updates on our future plans in Brazil!   

BwB Impact Story: Social Media Strategy & Communications Support for The SEEP Network

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:00

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