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Mosaic was the printed version of WBFN monthly pubication sent to all members; it was discontinued in 2014. Should you be interested pdf versions are made available to our members in our Mosaic Archives.

Impact of High Mobility on Our Children

Impact of high mobility on our children
Date: September 15, 2022
Once we make the decision to have a globally mobile career, the lives of our children are inevitably changed...They become third culture kids. 

Relocating? Never, or maybe yes?

Relocating? Never, or maybe yes?
Date: August 01, 2022
These days I have been looking back at the past year: Finally I was calm and relaxed again, able to take the past into view.

WBFN: Born at a Funeral-WBGFN Archives

WBFN: BORN AT A FUNERAL
Date: July 15, 2022
Who knew that the WBFN was born as a result of a lonely funeral back in the late 1960s?

Transitions-Care Tips for Parents Preparing to...

Transitions-Care Tips
Date: June 15, 2022
If you are preparing to move to another posting for the World Bank with your family, you may want to reflect on what it means to be the Leaver and how your departure can impact those you leaving behind.

Dual Career Challenge—Members' Stories

Dual Career Challenge
Date: May 15, 2022
We asked two spouses, Isabel and Dustin to share their stories of how they have managed the dual career challenge as they relocate with their staff spouses to the various World Bank Country Offices.

Prepared for Partnership: WBGFN’s unique role in...

the WBGFN’s unique role in supporting recent relocation efforts
Date: April 15, 2022
Imagine answering knock on the door and being greeted with a warm and reassuring smile in a new country.  Now imagine, the last knock on a door you recall was one urging you to quickly pack a bag.....

WBGFN - Welcoming at HQ (Washington DC)

WBGFN - Welcoming at HQ (Washington DC)
Date: March 15, 2022
Over the past two years, the WBG Family Network has welcomed 162 new members to the Washington DC area. Unlike the pre-COVID era, many of them were not even in the United States...

Shakespeare, Molière & WBGFN

Shakespeare, Molière & WBGFN
Date: February 15, 2022
Let’s go back to where the story began. With the rapid expansion of the World Bank in the late 60’s, also came about poignant stories of bank families facing difficult resettlements. 

Holiday recipes from around the world

Holiday recipes from around the world
Date: December 01, 2021
Holiday festivities bring back memories of family, traditions, cultures, and food. Most of us look forward to these days and plan ahead...