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Community Voices Series: Empowering Underserved Entrepreneurial Women & Improving Climate Resiliency

April 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MDT

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April 2023 Topic: Empowering Underserved Entrepreneurial Women & Improving Climate Resiliency w/ Jodi Fischer, Adelante Foundation

About the Webinar:

WIS Members share their expertise with the community in this special virtual series.

Description:

Educating women/girls & family planning are top solutions identified by Drawdown to reduce worldwide carbon emissions. Microfinance is the combination of small loans to start or grow businesses plus training to aid in financial literacy and increase business success. Women in developing countries are statistically more likely than their male counterparts to reinvest earnings to benefit their families. Access to microfinance resources enable women to break through intergenerational cycles of poverty, send their children to school, become less dependent on other family members, gain access to low carbon emitting tech like clean cooking stoves and solar, and improve their homes so they can better withstand weather events. Jodi will share stories about her experience working with hardworking entrepreneurial women in Honduras benefitting from Adelante Foundation programs.

About the Presenter:

Jodi Fischer is an international & community development specialist with fifteen years of experience both domestically and abroad for foundations, nonprofits, and government contractors. Specializing in education and economic development, also possess experience in renewable energy, and the nexus between clean energy and global health, food security, and poverty. Jodi teaches a graduate course on clean energy solutions at the University of Denver.

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Details

Date:
April 26
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm MDT

Venue

Online Event