How credit unions can think, and act, globally

Most credit unions are fiercely committed to their local communities, and we think that’s great. Sometimes, though, it’s important to take a few steps back and broaden our perspective. That’s where the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) comes in.

Today, we’re going to step back with Mike Reuter, the Executive Director of WOCCU’s Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions; Ari Farrell, Program Manager of the World Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) program; and Lena Giakoumopoulos, GWLN (Global Women’s Leadership Network) Director. We talk about their audacious fundraising goal for International Credit Union Day, as well as why it’s important to think, and act, globally, what financial inclusion really means, and how WOCCU is tackling some of the biggest challenges of our time.

We also address this month’s BIG question:

What does financial inclusion look like on a global scale, and why is a global movement important? How can credit unions around the world join forces to build more strength and resilience?


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