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

And the 2018 International Credit Union Day® Theme Is...

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

Worldwide Foundation Raises Funds for Busia Compassionate Centre Security

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 19, 2018

Uplift the Spirit of Service

SINGAPORE — Keynote speaker Ron Kaufman, author, leading educator and motivator spoke about uplifting, customer service and building service cultures during the final general session at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference

July 18, 2018

Digital Technologies Are Becoming More Human

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

Global Women’s Leadership Network Presents Athena Award

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

World Council Board Takes Office

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

Technology in Finance is a Game Changer

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

2018 World Credit Union Conference Kicks Off in Singapore

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

Worldwide Foundation & Illinois Credit Union System Activate Guatemala Relief Fund

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.

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