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WOCCU Signs Cooperation Agreement for Credit Union Development with Members from Brazil, Poland

August 05, 2020

WOCCU Signs Cooperation Agreement for Credit Union Development with Members from Brazil, Poland

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions signed a cooperation agreement this week with two of its most dynamic members to facilitate the exchange of best practices in credit union development.

WOCCU International COVID-19 Response Committee to Identify, Share Best Practices with Credit Unions

August 04, 2020

WOCCU International COVID-19 Response Committee to Identify, Share Best Practices with Credit Unions

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions has established a new committee dedicated to identifying best practices and strategies that credit unions around the globe can utilize in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

GWLN Leading the Way for Women with Virtual Fundraiser

July 24, 2020

GWLN Leading the Way for Women with Virtual Fundraiser

MADISON, Wis.—Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN), World Council’s trailblazing program, has led the way for the credit union industry’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for over 10 years.

WYCUP Program Awards Three Scholarships to 2021 World Credit Union Conference

July 22, 2020

WYCUP Program Awards Three Scholarships to 2021 World Credit Union Conference

MADISON, Wis.—Three young credit union professionals from three different continents each received a scholarship Wednesday that includes an all-expense paid trip to Glasgow, Scotland for the 2021 World Credit Union Conference.

New World Council Board Chair Vows to Defend and Promote Credit Union Model Worldwide

July 21, 2020

New World Council Board Chair Vows to Defend and Promote Credit Union Model Worldwide

MADISON, Wis.—The World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) Board of Directors elected Rafał Matusiak, President of the National Association of Co-operative Savings and Credit Unions (NACSCU - Poland), as its new Chair following its 2020 Annual General Meeting—the first WOCCU AGM to be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mitchell Stankovic Partners with AACUC for GWLN Scholarship

July 15, 2020

Mitchell Stankovic Partners with AACUC for GWLN Scholarship

Susan Mitchell, CEO of Mitchell, Stankovic & Associates and founding chair of World Council's Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN), has worked toward diversity, equity and inclusion her entire career. Along those lines, the Herb Wegner Lifetime Achievement Award Winner has partnered with the African-American Credit Union Coalition to fund a scholarship to support black female professionals in their leadership journey.

Cy-Fair FCU Adopts Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ Global Good Card

July 14, 2020

Cy-Fair FCU Adopts Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ Global Good Card

MADISON, Wis.—Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union (Cy-Fair FCU) has announced the creation of a new credit card partnership with Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions—the charitable arm of World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU)—which will provide financial support for WOCCU projects in developing countries worldwide.

WOCCU Developing Gender Lens Investment Methodology in Senegal

June 29, 2020

WOCCU Developing Gender Lens Investment Methodology in Senegal

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) will pilot a Gender Lens Investment (GLI) methodology for credit unions worldwide to integrate optimal systems that can connect women with needed capital.

PSCU Grows Partnership with Worldwide Foundation to Foster Leadership Equality and Digital Transformation Across the Movement

June 25, 2020

PSCU Grows Partnership with Worldwide Foundation to Foster Leadership Equality and Digital Transformation Across the Movement

MADISON, Wis.—PSCU, a U.S.-based credit union service organization (CUSO) specializing in payments, has entered into a new agreement with Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions focused on expanding the impact of two critical leadership development programs—the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) and the World Council Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) program.

World Council of Credit Unions Launches Flagship Project for USAID’s Venezuela Regional Response Program

June 22, 2020

World Council of Credit Unions Launches Flagship Project for USAID’s Venezuela Regional Response Program

MADISON, Wis.—The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) to implement the flagship project for its new Venezuela Regional Response Program—an effort to counter the regional impacts of the complex emergency stemming from Venezuela’s economic and political crises.

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