Grameen America Joins Program to Promote Credit-Building for Low Income Women Entrepreneurs in New York City
Women Entrepreneurs New York City (WE NYC), a first-of-its-kind effort to expand female entrepreneurship in New York City, announced today it will launch the WE Master Money: Credit pilot program to provide credit-building workshops and counseling for low-income women entrepreneurs.
The WE Master Money: Credit curriculum was developed in partnership with Grameen America and Ariva with support from Citi Community Development.
“Understanding how critical credit is to achieving financial well-being, especially for women entrepreneurs,” said Andrea Jung, President and CEO of Grameen America. “Grameen America is thrilled to join forces with Citi, WE NYC and Ariva on this important initiative to equip low-income women with the practical tools and information they need to build credit, grow their businesses and transform their communities.”