With a goal to bring 1 billion people into the digital economy by 2025, the company reached more than 675 million individuals by the end of 2021, adding 25 million micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) since 2020
Your True Self is Priceless campaign, sponsorship of historic New York City Pride, social media activation and two immersive metaverse experiences create opportunities for education and celebration.
NEW YORK, June 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - This Pride month, Mastercard® is proud to continue its longstanding support of the LGBTQIA+ community through Your True Self is Priceless, a campaign designed to celebrate the power that comes from embracing and living as your authentic self.
By Payal Dalal, Senior Vice President of Social Impact, International Markets at the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth & Bartosz Ciolkowski, Country Manager Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia at Mastercard
According to the UN, 5.5 million people – mostly women and children, due to the military commitments of men between 18 and 60 – have been forced to evacuate their country, leaving families and loved ones behind.
A Forest for the Trees, sponsored by Mastercard®, takes visitors on a magical journey through a forest, hidden inside a 28,000-square-foot space in downtown Los Angeles
The Atlantic, artist Glenn Kaino, and Superblue announce today the debut of A Forest for the Trees, an ambitious immersive show created and directed by visionary artist Glenn Kaino that is designed to inspire audiences to reimagine their relationship with the natural world.
Award to support the Capacity Accelerator Network’s goal of training 1 million purpose-driven data professionals with priority focus on women and minorities to strengthen the human, organizational, and sectoral capacity to use data to drive impact.
NEW YORK, April 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - data.org announces $4.6M in funding delivered by the Mastercard Impact Fund for data.org’s Capacity Accelerator Network (CAN), signifying a strong commitment toward building greater data capacity for the social sector. This announcement bolsters CAN’s key ambition to train 1 million purpose-driven data professionals in the next decade and to further diversity and inclusion of underrepresented communities, especially women and ethnic minorities, in the data science field.
Cross-sector partnerships and digital products are empowering women-led businesses to help advance an equitable economic recovery.
By Payal Dalal, Luz Gomez & Avni Patel
In December 2019, Pham Phuong Thao set up a small shop selling flowers and ornamental plants in her home district in northern Vietnam. Four months later, the pandemic hit, devastating her fledgling storefront business.
Despite the challenges, Thao was able to secure one of the things that hold many women back — affordable financing. “As we are a young family, we have no collateral, and it was very difficult to mobilize cash flow,” says Thao. “It is extremely difficult to access loans from commercial banks.”