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Microsoft Shows its Support for Latin American Women By Donating US$2.3 Millon in Software Licenses to Pro Mujer on International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day and as part of its responsibilities as a signatory of the United Nations’ Global Compact, Microsoft reaffirmed its commitment to communities, young people and, especially, Latin American women by donating software licenses to Pro Mujer worth an estimated value of US $2.3 million. As a result of this donation, we […]

Commitments to Innovative Solutions in Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

By Josh Cramer-Montes, Director of Communications It’s been a busy but exciting week here in NYC as a cross-section of world leaders, CEOs, leading NGOs and foundations, and philanthropists came together for this year’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, the UN General Assembly meeting and a number of related activities. At this year’s CGI […]

Pro Mujer and GlaxoSmithKline Launch Three-Year, Five-Country Partnership

By Paola Fattorini, Communications Manager, Pro Mujer in Peru On August 22nd, Pro Mujer and GlaxoSmithKline announced a three-year, five-country partnership at a launch event in Lima hosted by Pro Mujer in Peru (PMP). Through a US$575,000 grant, GlaxoSmithKline will help support the standardization of Pro Mujer’s health services as well as the organization’s expansion […]

Pro Mujer Takes Symbolic First Step by Inaugurating New Office in Lima, Peru

By Joshua Cramer-Montes, Director of Communications On Tuesday, August 21st, Pro Mujer in Peru (PMP) inaugurated its newest administrative office in the Peruvian capital of Lima. Located in the neighborhood of Monterrico in this bustling metropolis of 9 million people, the opening represents a significant first step toward expanding our reach to the center and […]

Susan Hannah Appointed Chief Development and Communications Officer

Susan Hannah has just been named Pro Mujer’s Chief Development and Communications Officer! Reporting to our President and CEO Rosario Pérez, Susan will be responsible for ensuring the strategic alignment of the organization’s Communications and Development departments. In addition, she will develop, implement and significantly build our major gifts program and serve on the Board […]

Guest Blogger Patricia Devereux Asks, “How Do You Break the Cycle of Poverty?”

By Patricia Devereux, Group Head of Corporate Philanthropy and Citizenship for MasterCard Worldwide. By giving people  opportunity, tools, knowledge, and support to create a better future for themselves and their families. Through a grant to Pro Mujer, MasterCard is helping to do just that for women and their families in Milpa Alta, an impoverished community […]

Rosario Pérez, President and CEO of Pro Mujer, Blogs About Igniting the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Women in Mexico

The following is a post Rosario Pérez contributed to MasterCard’s Heart of Commerce blog to celebrate our newest center in Mexico City.  Imagine living in the world’s third-largest city with a population of more than 20 million people. Now imagine living in one of its 16 boroughs where 130,000 of its inhabitants are served by only […]

Rosario Pérez, Presidenta y Directora Ejecutiva de Pro Mujer, Habla Sobre el Despertar del Espíritu Empresarial de las Mujeres Mexicanas

Esta es una traducción de una entrada que Rosario Pérez contribuyó para el blog de MasterCard’s Heart of Commerce para celebrar nuestro centro más reciente en la Ciudad de México. Imagínese vivir en la tercera ciudad más grande del mundo con una población de más de 20 millones de personas. Ahora imagínese vivir en una de sus 16 […]

Pro Mujer and the Microfinance CEO Working Releases Road Map for a More Responsible and Client-Centered Microfinance Industry

The Microfinance CEO Working Group, which includes the CEOs of pioneering microfinance organizations ACCION, FINCA, Freedom from Hunger, Grameen Foundation USA, Opportunity International, Pro Mujer, VisionFund International, and Women’s World Banking, have just released the “Road Map for the Microfinance Industry: Focusing on Responsible and Client-Centered Microfinance.” This document outlines the Working Group members’ vision […]

Pro Mujer Celebrates Annual “Giving Women Credit” Benefit and Announces $1 Billion Dollar Milestone

On Wednesday, October 19th, Pro Mujer brought together longtime friends and supporters (as well as many new faces) and celebrated its annual “Giving Women Credit” Benefit at Cipriani 42nd Street. The event recognized Kathleen A. Corbet, Founder & Principal of Cross Ridge Capital as “Humanitarian of the Year” and Manuel Medina-Mora, Chairman, Global Banking Council, CEO, Consumer Banking […]