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Highlights

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!

MMEG Fair
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...

Compassion in the Time of Corona

Compassion in the time of corona
Date: November 15, 2020
It is without a doubt that the Sars-Cov-2 pandemic of 2020 brought the entire world to its knees. For once, the entire world had a shared enemy and a common denominator. 

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. 

Never too Late to Learn

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.

in memoriam: Elaine Wolfensohn

Elaine Wolfensohn w/ Chantale Holzmann and Hada Zaidan
Date: September 01, 2020
in memoriam: Elaine Wolfensohn - Our deepest sympathy and condolences to her family.