“Microfinance: Gateway to Opportunities” brings together practitioners, participants and researchers to discuss the innovative work happening around microfinance in our local communities. St. Louis is home to a growing number of microfinance programs, such as Individual Development Accounts, micro-lending, micro-entrepreneurship, and credit-building credit cards that can serve as models and inspiration for anyone interested in implementing or participating in innovative practices that provide financial opportunities to low and moderate income individuals and households.
- When: October 13, 2011
- Where: J.C. Penney Conference Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis
- Fee: $25 per person
Breakout sessions will cover Local Microfinance, International Microfinance and Microenterprise. Speakers include: Bob Annibale (Global Director of Citi Microfinance), Michael Sherraden (Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development and founding director of the Brown School’s Center for Social Development (CSD) at Washington University in St Louis.), and many local practitioners in the nonprofit community.
Space is limited; register now to ensure a spot!
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or call Diana at (314) 516-6590.
Robert A. Annibale Global Director, Citi Microfinance and Community Development
Bob Annibale leads Citi’s commercial relationships with microfinance institutions, networks and investors working across businesses and geographies to expand access to financial services in underserved communities. He also manages Citi’s partnerships with global, national and local organizations to support community development programs focused on responsible finance through financial capability and asset building; neighborhood preservation and revitalization; access to college education; and small business and microenterprise development.