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WomensTrust Appoints New Executive Director in Ghana, Downsizes U.S. Operations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2014 Contact: Ms. Barbara Lucas, 212-221-7218; info@womenstrust.org WOMENSTRUST APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR IN GHANA, DOWNSIZES U.S. OPERATIONS U.S. Executive Director to step down August 22 New York, NY—The U.S. Board of Directors of WomensTrust, Inc. is pleased...
WomensTrust Names New Executive Director Jeanie M. Barnett to Lead U.S. Operations
Financial NGO also marks its 10th year empowering women and girls in low-income communities in Ghana through microfinance, education, and access to healthcare. NEW YORK, N.Y.-- The U.S. Board of Directors of WomensTrust, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeanie M. Barnett, MPA, as its...
Barbara Lucas, Chair of WomensTrust U.S. Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment to the Board of Jeanie M. Barnett of Port Washington, NY.
February 21, 2012—The WomensTrust U.S. Board of Directors announced today that founder and president Dana Dakin has retired from the board...
10-26-2011 - Dana Dakin, founder of WomensTrust, announced the United States tour by Wilma Longdon, executive director of the Trust’s Ghana headquarters in Pokuase.
Fall 2011 - Dana Dakin, founder of WomensTrust, is pleased to announce the upcoming United States tour by Wilma Longdon, executive director of the Trust’s Ghana headquarters in Pokuase.
September 11, 2011 - "Within communities mired in poverty, girls face formidable hurdles along their educational pathway. In eight years, WomensTrust has sponsored a series of innovations that turn girls into their own advocates and parents into proud partners..."
August 11, 2011 - Dana Dakin, founder of WomensTrust, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Women’s Empowerment (WE), a San Diego-based nonprofit organization that provides microfinance loans and business services to women in poverty.
July 15, 2011 – New London, NH --- WomensTrust founder Dana Dakin recently announced that the organization is the recipient of a viable microfinance proposal sponsored by Credit Suisse and the Americas IT Women’s Council.
May 2011 - Dana Dakin, founder of WomensTrust, recently announced the appointment of Virginia Davidson of Weare, NH, to the position of Development Coordinator assisting the organization with its major gifts program.
New York – On Wednesday, April 13, 2011, entrepreneur and philanthropist Dana Dakin will speak to Anglican Women's Empowerment about Women's Trust...
February 1, 2011 - A letter from Wilma Longdon, new executive director of WomensTrust in Pokuase, Ghana.
June 2010 14,000 books steam to Africa The first shipment of nearly 14,000 books has left the docks in a container headed for Ghana thanks to Janice McElroy, a volunteer with WomensTrust, Inc (WT) of Wilmot, N.H., and Stephen Mecca, Professor at Providence College and the University of Ghana, co-...