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Why Girls’ Voices Matter

Posted 08 October 2021 in EMpower News, Publications   |   Share

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A Word with Kunal Shah

Posted 14 September 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

{image:url:description} Recently, Cynthia Steele, EMpower’s President & CEO, spoke with Kunal Shah, Global Head of Emerging Markets Trading in the Global Markets Division of Goldman Sachs and Chair of EMpower UK’s Board of Directors. They spoke about changes in the finance industry, our Journey Around the World campaign, and more.

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Standing By the Girls and Women of Afghanistan

Posted 24 August 2021 in EMpower News, Grantee Partner News   |   Share

{image:url:description} We are extremely alarmed by the perilous situation in Afghanistan at the hands of the Taliban, who have rapidly taken over the country. Emboldened by the withdrawal of the US Army, the Taliban has completely dismantled the Afghan government—putting millions of lives at immediate risk. As is true with any political or natural calamity, girls and women stand to lose the most.

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A Word with Eric Baurmeister

Posted 17 August 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

{image:url:description} Recently Cynthia Steele, EMpower’s President and CEO, spoke with Eric Baurmeister, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and Chair of our US Board of Directors. They had an interesting conversation about ESG (environmental, social, and governance) criteria—a set of standards for a company’s operations that socially conscious investors use to screen potential investments—and how the landscape has changed.

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Preventing the Next Lost Generation

Posted 12 August 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

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A Word with Pontso Mafethe

Posted 14 July 2021 in EMpower News   |   Share

{image:url:description} Recently Cynthia Steele, EMpower’s President and CEO, spoke with Pontso Mafethe, who has over 25 years of experience working in social justice, particularly women’s and girls’ rights in Africa, and is currently the Director of Programmes at the African Women’s Development Fund and Chair of EMpower UK's Programme Committee.

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