Women Effect Investments Bringing a Gender Lens to Investing

kristy SRI/ESG News, The Power of Yin

Dear Colleagues and Friends, It has been a busy month since the Convergence we hosted at the end of October! When you start looking for investment opportunities with a gender lens, they begin to appear. At TedXWomen this week I found this to be true in spades. Gayle Lemmon kicked …

Capacity Building Grants for Microenterprise Development Organizations

kristy Community Development Solutions

Capacity Building Grants for Microenterprise Development Organizations Funded by the U.S. SBA PRIME Program Capacity building is often defined as “actions that improve nonprofit effectiveness. “Thanks to the SBA PRIME Program, nonprofits that help low-income individuals start and expand small businesses can apply for assistance to increase capacity and impact. …

Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto

kristy SRI/ESG News

October 5, 2011 – Webstories Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto Innovative approaches can boost women’s economic presence among small business owners in Latin America and the Caribbean Over the past three decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have dramatically increased their role in the …