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Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 3:39 PM

Location: 400 New Jersey Ave, Washington, DC, US
Event start date and time: September 04, 2013 5:00 PM
Event end date and time: September 05, 2013 5:00 PM


Oikocredit is one of the world's largest private microfinance vehicles, supporting over 850 project partners in 67 of the poorest countries in the world. Oikocredit USA is the US arm of Oikocredit and raises investment capital from churches and individuals around the nation that are committed to our mission of financial inclusion and poverty alleviation. Oikocredit USA is proud to invite you to our first ever National Summit: Investing in People, Empowering Communities, to be held in Washington, DC on September 5 and 6.

At the Summit, all members of the socially conscious public will be treated to panels from industry leaders addressing a range of current world issues and learn about trends in socially responsible investing from experts in the field.

Attendees with also have the special opportunity to hear from experts in the SRI and microfinance field, such as:

  • Steve Wright, Vice President of Poverty Insights, Grameen Foundation
  • Chuck Waterfield, CEO & President, MicroFinance Transparency
  • Ched Myers, Activist Theologian, author of The Sabbath Economics
  • Cheryl Smith, Managing Partner, Trillium Asset Management, LLC

As well as our keynote speaker Mariam Dao, Oikocredit Representative for West Africa.

Take advantage of one of the best conference values in the SRI space! Registration begins at just $50, including meals. But hurry, this price expires August 1! Click here to learn more about pricing and how to register.

Staying overnight? Learn more about our special rates at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill.

As a cooperative, Oikocredit USA is only as strong as its investors. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate with us, meet the Oikocredit USA staff, and have some fun as well!



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