News Release Year
April 13, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—CUNA Mutual Group, the largest international provider of insurance and retirement services to credit unions, has committed to give World Council of Credit Unions up to $1 million to support its work to champion and grow credit unions and cooperative finance worldwide.
April 06, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—The nomination period for the 2021 WYCUP Scholarship program is now open and will run through May 31.
March 11, 2021
MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions has secured four distinguished speakers for the 2021 World Credit Union Conference—the premier global event for credit unions—set to be held virtually from 14 – 21 July. More than 1,500 credit union executives from 60 countries are expected to join the online event, which features a weeklong celebration of World Council through education and networking.
March 08, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—Robert Half Executive Search will lead efforts to select a new World Council of Credit Unions’ President and Chief Executive Officer.
March 08, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) is calling on the worldwide credit union movement to advocate that “we can all choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements” by encouraging industry women to apply for a 2021 GWLN Scholarship beginning on International Women’s Day.
March 03, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—More than 500 members and supporters of the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) from over 30 countries welcomed a new volunteer chair and recognized one of the group’s emerging leaders at its first virtual breakfast celebration held in conjunction with Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).
March 02, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—More than 200 credit union professionals attended Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ March 1 Virtual Champions Celebration to learn how their financial support has helped credit unions worldwide over the past year and how the 2021 Bridge the Gap Campaign will continue that effort going forward.
February 25, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions applauds Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU), Civic Federal Credit Union and the African-American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) for launching DEI Talks, a website to advocate for the proposed 8th Cooperative Principle that is focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
February 23, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—The Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) continues to blaze the DEI trail throughout the worldwide credit union movement with a relevant purpose—advancing women. GWLN’s mission is to provide women with opportunities to make a measurable difference in the lives of each other, their credit unions and their communities. World Council of Credit Unions will name the next GWLN volunteer chair when founding chairperson Susan Mitchell passes the baton.
February 17, 2021
MADISON, Wis.—More than 50 young credit union professionals from 20 countries participated in the first WYCUP Affiliates Council meeting February 16—signaling an important new chapter of cooperation among young professional (YP) networks across the globe.