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An Alums Personal Experience with Microfinance

I just reconnected with Kyle Waney, ’15 who took my Microfinance course in Spring 2014. Kyle has long had a great interest in international business. After graduation he followed up on connections he had made to start work at a … Continue reading

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A Shift in the Goals of Engineering to Include Improving Social Outcomes May Be Helping Bring More Women Into The Field

Caroline Cheney’s interesting article “A new kind of development professional: The development engineer” describes changing curriculum at some of the top Engineering schools where they are bringing together business, design, behavioral economics and different engineers to rethink approaches to some … Continue reading

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First client for HMFC – Boothtastic!

For the past two years, the students of Haverford Microfinance Consulting (HMFC) have been shifting their focus from Access to Finance in the developing world to Access to Finance here in our own region.  After a thorough strategic review, they … Continue reading

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LFA Conference – Client Communications

Siyan Wang ’17 Discusses Modes of Client Communication Two years ago, the students of the Haverford Microfinance Consulting club (HMFC) pivoted toward a focus on financial access issues here in the US and began considering the possibility of providing financial services to the … Continue reading

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