Special Announcement



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.

An Odyssey of 30,000 books

An Odyssey of 30,000 books
Date: November 15, 2020
In a little-known corner of the World Bank’s J Building Basement 3, a volunteer team enthusiastically carries out its mission...

An Appreciation of Charles John Maguire

Charles John Maguire and Vim Magurie
Date: November 06, 2020
in memoriam: An Appreciation of Charles John Maguire

WBFN and MMEG -- A Wonderful Partnership!

Date: November 01, 2020
Starting on November 11, World Bank Group Family Network (WBgFN) members will once again have an opportunity to support the annual Arts & Crafts Fair which funds a large proportion of the education grants provided every year by Margaret McNamara Education Grants...

Chasing the opportunities of staying at home...

Pelin Tekneci Chasing the opportunities of staying at home during COVID-19
Date: October 15, 2020
We are all going through a very strange time due to the COVID 19 pandemic. I am sure that each of us will close this chapter of our lives with unique stories.....

The Impact of COVID on Domestic Abuse

The Impact of COVID on Domestic Abuse
Date: October 01, 2020
COVID-19 has caused major social and economic devastation, disconnected many from community resources and support systems, and created widespread uncertainty and panic. 

Parenting Now—Resources for WBG Families

Parenting Now Resources
Date: October 01, 2020
WBG Parenting Now is an online interactive One-stop Shop for WBG parents around the world, who are looking for resources and to exchange information.....

Never too Late to Learn

Date: September 15, 2020
COVID is both a crisis and opportunity for us. I have always admired Margaret Thatcher, the first woman Prime Minster of Great Britain. To me as a young girl, she was the epitome of an effective speaker capable of influencing lives and initiating positive change.....

The Joy of Learning

The Joy of Learning
Date: September 15, 2020
When Covid struck, I found myself like many others, under a lot of pressure. Apart from the usual worries, I was also concerned about the long quarantine period and more importantly, the worry about how would I grow personally, during this period.

Travels in Lockdown-Our Country Office Visits

Travels in Lockdown
Date: August 15, 2020
In July our CO travels continued.....WBFN members have broken out of lockdown and travelled virtually to different country office posts