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A New Horizon for Women

 

Are you thinking about or looking for: 

  • new horizons for the next stage of your life?
  • what you will do when you retire?
  • fulfilling and exciting opportunities?
  • building new networks?
  • expanding your knowledge of the world?
  • equality and economic opportunity for women?

If these questions are on your mind, Global Horizons is for you!

Join Us and use your skills, experience and expertise to support women in the developing world on their own journey to economic independence and social equality. 

Global Horizons for Women is an online information resource and action center for retired or retiring professional women with energy and talent and many years ahead. It includes up to date information on issues, relevant nonprofit organizations with their locations and fields of work; investment opportunities, advocacy, travel options, volunteer consulting possibilities, as well as other actions you can take to support women in the developing world.  It's fast, efficient and trustworthy.

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Conference Update 

Council on Foundations

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Report:

Stanford Social Impact Review

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The Rise of Gender Capitalism

Around the Globe

March 8th is International Women's Day

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» Read More about Landesa - A Global Horizons Partner Organization

 

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The Girls of Today Wil Be The Leaders of Tomorrow

Women with economic opportunity send their girls to school, improve their health and nutrition and prepare them for a better future, thus impacting glrls for generations to come.

BRAC: Let's get Her Back to School this Year

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The Girl Effect: The Clock is Ticking:  » Watch Video


 

Recent Blog Post

Featured Organization: Accion

In Their Words:

We are building the next generation of top-tier microfinance institutions (MFIs):
  • Using our 50 years of experience to help smaller MFIs achieve greater scale, sustainability and efficiency;
  • Helping MFIs expand their products and services to address their clients’ full range of needs; and
  • Focusing on un- and under-served regions, such as India, China, Brazil and sub-Saharan Africa.

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We are pushing the frontiers of financial inclusion beyond MFIs:
  • Accelerating the development of new business models, technologies and channels; and
  • Providing seed funding and assistance for promising start-ups and adjacent technologies through impact investment initiatives.

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We are helping to build a strong financial inclusion industry with high standards and broad engagement:
  • Redoubling industry commitment to consumer protection through the Smart Campaign;
  • Providing platforms for industry collaboration, through the Microfinance CEO Working Group, the Red Accion, and the Financial Inclusion Equity Council; and
  • Promoting consumer protection, transparency, and social-performance measurement by working on initiatives such as the Social Performance Task Force, Microfinance Transparency, and others.

WHY THEY MATTER: Accion helps microfinance internationally, while still focusing on important elements of change such as governance and client education.

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Find out more at: http://www.accion.org/

 

 

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