Woman Empowered Empowers Others

Mon, 2018-03-12 17:18
Johanna Avila began working at Grameen America in 2008 as a Trainee Center Manager at our Jackson Heights, Queens, New York branch. Now, just 10 years later, she is the organization’s Northeast Regional Director, overseeing 10 branches in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. She sat down with us to discuss her journey and what motivates her to support other women and help them succeed.

Challenging Norms of Women in Business

Mon, 2015-03-09 14:47
How do successful business women make it in today's competitive landscape?

Bringing Microfinance to Life for a Younger Generation

Thu, 2014-07-31 18:58
Guest Post by Hannah Gallen, Development and Communications Summer Intern

Chronicle of Philanthropy Features Grameen America

Tue, 2014-05-20 14:58
The latest issue of the Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights Grameen America President and CEO Andrea Jung. Read the exclusive interview to learn about Ms. Jung's unique qualifications, and vision for the organization. “I’m a zealot about this. I really believe that women are the solution and need to be the solution to the resurgence of the U.S. economy. Whether it’s in business, to better governance on boards. You name it, they’re the answer."

AmeriCorps VISTAs Reflect on Past Year

Mon, 2013-08-05 06:00
For the past year, three AmeriCorps VISTA members worked with Grameen America to help us expand our impact across the US. The VISTAs played key roles in branch planning and model implementation. Before their last day with us, we asked them a few questions about their experience at Grameen America. MARIBEL RIVERA-TUTTLE

How High Will You Climb For Good?

Fri, 2013-03-22 13:10
Grameen America Advisory Board Member, Baily Kempner, and her husband Nate are climbing for a cause. Support their fundraising campaign to the peaks of Alaska on crowdrise.

Interview: Whole Planet Foundation Director, Joy Stoddard

Thu, 2012-03-29 18:43
Joy Stoddard is Whole Planet Foundation’s Executive Partnership Development and Internal Programs Director. Joy shares her adventures with Whole Planet Foundation, experience with Prof. Muhammad Yunus and vision to empower local communities through Whole Foods Market.

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