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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...

WT Announces Retirement of Founder

February 21, 2012—The WomensTrust U.S. Board of Directors announced today that founder and president Dana Dakin has retired from the board...

Executive Director of WomensTrust to Tour US in November

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.

WT Executive Director in Ghana to Address Boston Microfinance Club

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.

Dana Dakin of Womenstrust Speaks at Audacia Conference Sept 26-27

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..."

WT Announces Partnership with Women's Empowerment International

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.

WT Recipient of Microfinance Competition Proposal

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.

Any Woman Can Make a Difference: Dana Dakin and WomensTrust

New York – On Wednesday, April 13, 2011, entrepreneur and philanthropist Dana Dakin will speak to Anglican Women's Empowerment about Women's Trust...

New Director in Pokuase

February 1, 2011 - A letter from Wilma Longdon, new executive director of WomensTrust in Pokuase, Ghana.

14,000 Books Steam to Africa

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-...