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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.

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...

WBGFN Response to the Covid-19 Crisis in India

WBGFN response to covid crisis in India.
Date: November 15, 2021
In May 2021 headlines around the world were highlighting the Covid-19 crisis in India. The WBG had to think about the welfare of thousands of staff and family members who had returned to India

Meet Laurence Telson—Coordinator for DAPP

An Interview with Laurence Telson—the Coordinator for DAPP
Date: October 15, 2021
I am honored to continue the legacy of the DAPP. My role as DAPP Coordinator is the cumulative of the experienced I have acquired professionally and in quasi-professional moments. 

Over The Transom - When the Door Closes, a...

Over The Transom -  When the Door Closes, a Window Opens
Date: October 01, 2021
A regular day at the WBGFN office: English classes in session, conversations and interactions; only, it was eighteen months ago. Little did anybody know that we were about to venture into the unknown world of online teaching... 

A Different Sort of Homecoming

A Different Sort of Homecoming
Date: September 15, 2021
Two WBGFN members share with us the personal stories of meeting their families after the confinement. As globally mobile families, we are getting “used to” being away from our families for extended periods of time.