Advisory: US Department of State, US Embassy San Salvador, and the World Environment Center to Host Webinar on ‘Power to Grow’

May 7, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Press Release

May 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - On Monday, May 7, 2018 at 4:00 PM EST, the US Department of State, US Embassy San Salvador, and the World Environment Center will host a webinar on ‘Power to Grow.’

Power to Grow is a search to discover and reward non-profit organizations empowering micro-enterprises in Central America. Awardees will receive a prize of up to $43,000 to execute their proposed project, partnership with a member organization of La Red de Innovación e Impacto working towards a shared goal, and a comprehensive training and support package to improve their business skills. Applications are open until May 14, 2018.

During the webinar, staff from the US Department of State, US Embassy San Salvador, and the World Environment Center will speak to the details of the Challenge and take questions from participants and press. Speakers will include:

Thomas Jeffery, Foreign Affairs Officer at US Department of State

Anthony L. Grimaldo, Program Officer at US Department of State

Pato Breuer Moreno, Network Project Manager at the World Environment Center

Ernesto Samayoa, Director of Latin American Operations at the World Environment Center

Michael L. Benton, Deputy Economic Counselor, U.S. Embassy San Salvador

Interested parties are invited to join the webinar on May 7, 2018 at 4pm EST here: https://zoom.us/j/946393373

 OR iPhone one-tap : US: +16468769923,,946393373#  or +16699006833,,946393373#

 OR Phone: US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 408 638 0968 ID: 946 393 373

International Numbers Available: https://zoom.us/u/T765YJU

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About La Red
The U.S. Department of State has funded the World Environment Center (WEC) and its partners, Le Groupe-conseil baastel ltée (Baastel), and RioSlum Studio, to select organizations who are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic growth in Latin America. The Program, La Red de Innovación e Impacto (La Red), was established in 2014 and is a collection of 30 innovative solutions from 11 countries in the region.

About The World Environment Center
WEC is an independent, global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices and operations of its member companies and in partnership with governments, multilateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders. WEC’s mission is to promote business and societal value by advancing solutions to sustainable development-related problems.

About Le Groupe-conseil baastel ltée
Baastel is recognized for its quality services in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Results-based Management (RBM), strategic planning, project and program management, and building individual and institutional capacity in these areas. Baastel’s outstanding reputation in the field is built on a record of international and national successes, and expertise that is backed by attention to detail, quality, transparency and neutrality.

About RioSlum Studio
RioSlum Studio offers branding, design, messaging, and strategy services to daring companies with bold vision. We build compelling brands that evoke emotion, demand attention, and attract business. We launched RioSlum Studio to ensure all companies, from one-person startups to global corporations, have access to the high-quality branding and communications services they need to command global attention.

Elysa Neumann
RioSlum Studio
+1 (774) 275-4836