Safwat, a mechanic from a village in the Upper Egyptian province of Minya, ekes out a living by repairing motorcycles and tuktuks (automatic rickshaws). Before receiving a micro-loan from HANDS, every time Safwat had a […]CONTINUE READING
The U.S. Constitution was written 228 years ago by James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, George Washington and their fellow founding fathers. The new Tunisian Constitution, adopted on January 26, 2014, was […]CONTINUE READING
Barbara Langley serves as Director for CIPE’s Center for Women’s Economic Empowerment, democratizing opportunity for women by fostering ecosystems for entrepreneurship. She leads CIPE’s strategy to amplify the voice of the private sector through women’s equal participation in free markets and democratic institutions. Throughout her career, Langley has conducted campaign management, communications, coalition building, issues advocacy, good governance and accountability, leadership and strategic planning programs for democratic political and civic activists, business leaders, local elected officials and parliamentary and campaign staff. She has worked extensively with marginalized sectors of society including women, youth, and persons with disabilities.