Andrew Miller-McKeever (IPE ‘09) will discuss “Microfinance Explosion” at the next IPE Brown Bag event on Wednesday 11/5 at 1pm in the WSC Murray Boardroom. Everyone is invited. (Full Article)
Global Visionaries, a Seattle organization whose mission is to educate and empower youth to become global citizens, will be showing off their new office digs at an open house and informational session. If you are interested in participating in an upcoming trip to Guatemala, would like to learn more about the organization, or are actively … [Read more…]
We seek a dynamic, passionate, team player to manage facilities and coordinate technology support for a 30+ person office. The successful candidate will…(Full Description at Idealist.org)
UBmatrix, a software development company with an office in Bellevue, is participating in a consortium of developers and insurers to standardize microinsurance software platforms. Microinsurance, one of the most promising growth areas in microfinancial services, seeks to provide insurance services to the poor. Full Article Microinsurance can provide a backstop against many of the contingencies … [Read more…]
SeaMo is pleased to announce November’s Microfinance and Microbrews at Spitfire (2219 Fourth Avenue, Seattle) on Tuesday, November 11th beginning at 5:30pm. This month we are featuring Evelyn Stark, Senior Program Officer in the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Evelyn recently joined the foundation’s Financial Services for the Poor office, … [Read more…]
Mohammed Yunus and Michael Chu debate commercialization
Today is Blog Action Day, and SeaMo is joining the conversation. The goal is to get as many voices as possible discussing how we can end global poverty. So, jump in on our comment thread. Link to organizations that are doing great work toward the goal (even if it’s your own!). Share your own ideas … [Read more…]
Wokai, the newly launched microfinance facilitator in China, is the featured discussion on a forum at Kivafriends.org.