When: Tuesday October 16th. 11:30 am to 1:15 pm. Program begins at noon.
Where: Westin Hotel Grand Ballroom. Seattle, Washington.

In Latin America, one in six people is living on less than two dollars a day. Global Partnerships is a Seattle and Nicaruagua based non-profit organization working towards alleviating poverty in Latin America. GP invests in high-quality microfinance institutions and cooperatives that focus on improving healthcare, rural livelihoods, micro-entrepreneurship, and green technology. The organization is holding their annual Business of Hope Luncheon on October 16th in Seattle. They will host their first ever guest speaker, Carine Roenen. Carine will speak about her experiences leading a team that provides social and financial services to women in Haiti.

For a more detailed description of the event, check out this video:

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If you are interested in attending, you can register online at the following website: http://
www.globalpartnerships.org/sections/getinvolved/getinvolved_boh.htm

About Katherine Rodota

Katherine is a recent graduate from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where she studied International Business and French. She is currently working at a private equity firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. Katherine loves to travel, and recently spent her summer volunteering in Mauritius.