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The Art of Raising Citizens of the World: a How-...

The Art of Raising Citizens of the World: a How-To Guide
Date: May 01, 2019
Parenting is hard; but parenting multicultural children in a country you don’t know well adds another layer of difficulty. Raising children in a culture different than your own while helping them develop their own identity is immensely rewarding but also quite tough.

Relocating with Teenagers

Relocating with Teenagers
Date: May 30, 2019
Scott and his spouse, who are Australian, relocated to Bangkok in 2018 with two teenagers. Their son is sixteen and their daughter is thirteen. Prior to this move they raised their children in Washington DC for twelve years...

The WBFN Book Project Cannot Throw a Book Away

WBFN Book Project
Date: April 15, 2019
Last year, the WBFN Book Project sent over 90,000 books overseas. These books were donated by metropolitan public and private schools as well as individuals...click to read more....

Bridge Issue #11— April 15, 2019

The banner for Bridge, the worldwide WBFN newsletter
Date: April 15, 2019
Did you know that thanks to President Loubna’s advocacy, all WBFN members can access five online courses proposed to WBG staff? 

From the Presidents' Desk—April 2019

Loubna and Marie-Noelle
Date: April 01, 2019
WBFN Presidents' monthly message

Ghadir—Regional Champion at the WBFN

Date: April 01, 2019
Ghadir is one of four regional champions at the WBFN. A native of Sudan, she currently lives in New Delhi, where her husband is a staff member at the WBG’s country office. 

My Volunteering Story (with some singing)

Date: April 01, 2019
I have been a volunteer of World Bank Family Network for the past six years working to strengthen its mission supporting the families of WBG staff.

Aline Builds a Community after Relocation

Aline and her husband with baby Bia
Date: March 01, 2019
How do we connect with people in a new country? What are some of the ways that we can make friends and start to build a community?

WBFN Disabilities Program Frequently Asked...

WBFN Disabilities Program: Frequently Asked Questions
Date: February 15, 2019
The program is a way to gather and share information and resources with WBG families of children and/or parents with disabilities, in HQ and country office (CO) locations.