Inclusion Through Action
In light of the stark digital inequality gaps being exacerbated by COVID-19, we have expanded our worldwide commitment to financial inclusion, pledging to bring a total of 1 billion people and 50 million micro and small businesses into the digital economy by 2025 with a direct focus on providing 25 million women entrepreneurs with solutions that can help them grow their businesses.Learn more
The pandemic has revealed how interconnected we all are, and that COVID will continue to be a threat to all of us as long as it exists anywhere, says Shamina Singh.
"We need all shoulders against the wheel to stop COVID-19 in its tracks," says Mastercard Executive Chairman Ajay Banga.
Michelle Cadore opened her boutique to showcase Black designers, who often struggle to get picked up by major retailers. Then she struggled to keep her own business going.
Coffee shop owner Andrea Salgado turned the challenges of the pandemic into an opportunity to expand her online business, brewing optimism for Sailor Coffee’s long-term success.
Innovative tech-powered partnerships are the key to meeting today’s challenges for entrepreneurs in Africa.
The LEADS Mujer program helps female business owners get to the next level.
Mastercard’s Rosanne Cuje and her benefits team jumped into action to make sure employees had the flexibility to take care of themselves and their families.
From mentor check-ins to Skype happy hours, making internships meaningful in the age of quarantine is possible.
Mastercard and the Rockefeller Foundation announce data.org
Eight awardees of $10 million data.org challenge annouced
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