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Beyond Profit* Careers Stream Programme 2012-2013

Lent Term

‘Microfinance 3.0: Traditions and Trends for Maximising Financial Inclusion’

When: 6.30pm, Thursday 28th February 2013
Where: King’s College, Munby Room
Who: Dr Phyllis SantaMaria

The Beyond Profit Careers Stream invite you to our upcoming lecture on Microfinance by the inspirational Dr Phyllis SantaMaria.

UK national coordinator for 2005, the UN Year of Microcredit, Dr SantaMaria currently heads Microfinance without Borders (MWB) and Learning without borders (LWB), London-based social enterprises that develop and deliver vocational programmes for sustainable development with partners in the UK, Kenya, Ghana, Guatemala and India. She is also Steering Group member at the UK Microfinance Club and Principal consultant at Experientia.

Having worked for the US Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala, founded the first Mayan women’s weaving group, and taught secondary school in Kenya, she has worked to combine her experience and research in education in the UK, Germany and Kenya with interactive multimedia, microfinance and grassroots education for sustainable development (India, China, Africa, Guatemala, UK).

Come along to the talk to hear her present her vision, experiences and tips for how students can get involved in the realm of microfinance. Handouts will be provided and there will be a Q& A session with the audience afterwards plus informal drinks and nibbles.

For more information, please contact Grishma Shanbhag, our Careers Stream Director at or check out our website at or our Facebook event at!/events/212801148862907/