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MetLife Continues its Support for the TOMODACHI MetLife Women’s Leadership Program, Fostering Women as Global Leaders through 2020

Recruiting Women Aspiring to be Global Leaders
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MetLife Japan has partnered with the U.S.-Japan Council since 2013 in support of the TOMODACHI MetLife Women’s Leadership Program, and has decided to extend its financial support for the TOMODACHI MetLife Women’s Leadership Program (TMWLP) for the next five years, through to the year 2020. 

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MetLife Japan has partnered with the U.S.-Japan Council since 2013 in support of the TOMODACHI MetLife Women’s Leadership Program, and has decided to extend its financial support for the TOMODACHI MetLife Women’s Leadership Program (TMWLP) for the next five years, through to the year 2020. 

MetLife Foundation Commits $240,000 to Build an Interactive Financial Services Map

Online Map Produced by University of Kansas and University of Michigan
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MetLife Foundation announced a new program where researchers from University of Kansas and University of Michigan will lead a project to build a web-based, interactive map showing where financial services are located in communities across the United States and how the locations of these services affect individuals’ financial opportunity.

MetLife Foundation to support Access Academy Program at Asian University for Women

Foundation’s grant will provide more educational opportunities to socially and economically disadvantaged women
Press Release

Hong Kong, May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Asian University for Women (AUW) and MetLife Foundation announced today that MetLife Foundation will support AUW’s collegiate bridge-year program – Access Academy. This one-year flagship program helps prepare students for AUW’s rigorous, American-style undergraduate studies and also aims to recruit talented women who may have had limited access to high quality education.

MetLife Foundation Makes Significant Progress Towards $200 Million, Five Year Commitment to Financial Inclusion

Nearly $100 Million Disbursed by Year Three To Advance Financial Inclusion Around the Globe
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NEW YORK, Thursday, April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, MetLife Foundation released its 2015 Annual Report, highlighting its activities and showcasing a broad array of partners, grantees and activities.

Life in a Banking Desert

By Terri Friedline and Mathieu Despard
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MetLife Foundation funds research that takes a deep dive into how low-income communities are becoming “banking deserts.” The project, known as “Mapping Financial Opportunity,” will provide a tool that policy makers at all levels, regulators, consumer advocates, families and others can use to search by zip code and learn more about the financial opportunity within their communities.

Metlife Foundation and Accion Launch New Management Training Program to Provide More than 1 Million Microfinance Clients in China with Better Services

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BEIJING, February 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Accion, with the support of the MetLife Foundation and in partnership with the Chinese Association of Microfinance (CAM), announced today the launch of its International Microfinance Management and Leadership Program. The new program aims to develop management and leadership capacity in microfinance in China. Through this program, Accion plans to extend the reach and quality of financial services and products to underserved entrepreneurs and communities throughout the country.

Steps India Must Take to Achieve Financial Inclusion

By The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
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Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting the issues of financial inclusion. The program dives deep into what’s working, questions what isn’t and finds the possible fixes. Most importantly, the program chronicles the triumphs of people who have taken the steps toward financial stability and the providers who have helped them reach those goals.

China Fuels Global Advances in Financial Access

By The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
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Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting the issues of financial inclusion. The program dives deep into what’s working, questions what isn’t and finds the possible fixes. Most importantly, the program chronicles the triumphs of people who have taken the steps toward financial stability and the providers who have helped them reach those goals.

Partnership Brings National Institutional Capital to Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities

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CONCORD, N.H., December 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The country’s leading lender to resident-owned manufactured home communities has secured millions in national institutional capi,tal, a breakthrough in the history of CDFI-financed resident-owned community preservation.

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