September 12, 2018
World Council Allies with Ridge Global Cybersecurity Institute to Offer Cybersecurity Oversight for Executives Course
WASHINGTON, D.C. – World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), in collaboration with Gov. Tom Ridge, the first U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and Chairman of the Ridge Global Cybersecurity Institute, today announced the launch of the Cybersecurity Oversight for Executives course. The Ridge Global Cybersecurity Institute is a go-to source for all cybersecurity related services. World Council is the leading voice for advocacy and governance on behalf of the international credit union community. Together, the two organizations are proud to release an online cybersecurity certificate program tailored for executives in the credit union industry.
August 14, 2018
MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions today announced the 2018 International Credit Union (ICU) Day® theme — "Find Your Platinum Lining" — celebrating the spirit of the global credit union movement, this year marking the 70th anniversary. ICU Day® is celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October and will take place this year on October 18.
July 24, 2018
SINGAPORE — The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions raised more than US $40,000 during the Supporter’s Reception at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference for the Busia Compassionate Centre in Busia, Kenya.
July 18, 2018
SINGAPORE — Keynote speaker Shivvy Jervis, a multi-award-winning futurist, advisor, and innovation strategist focused on rewiring technology and using digital firepower to best serve human needs during Tuesday’s general session at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference.
July 17, 2018
SINGAPORE — The Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) presented the Athena Award to Manfred Alfonso Dasenbrock, Sicredi Confederation Chair and World Council board director during Tuesday’s general session at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference. The award, inspired by the goddess of Greek mythology who stands for strength, courage, and wisdom is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to women's leadership in the international credit union movement.
July 17, 2018
SINGAPORE — Steven Stapp has been elected the Chair of World Council of Credit Unions Board of Directors. Stapp is President/CEO of Unitus Community Credit Union in Portland, Oregon and formally took office during the World Credit Union Conference General Session on 17 July 2018 in Singapore.
July 16, 2018
SINGAPORE — Keynote speaker Chris Skinner, fintech expert and best-selling author, spoke about the changes in fintech and how the future of business is being reinvented during Monday's general session at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference.
July 15, 2018
SINGAPORE — World Council of Credit Unions welcomed over 1,400 people from 58 countries at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore, on July 15 for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 World Credit Union Conference.
June 21, 2018
MADISON, Wis – The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, in partnership with the Illinois Credit Union System (Illinois Credit Union League and ICUL Service Corporation), is putting a call out to the movement to aid our Guatemalan peer credit unions, their employees and members to provide immediate disaster relief support.