Special Announcement



Climate change-induced sexual and gender-based...

Climate change-induced sexual and gender-based violence
Date: October 15, 2022
The World Bank Group Family Network is very proactive when it comes to supporting victims affected by gender-based violence and as a community that is made up of individuals coming from many countries....

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. 

WBFN: Born at a Funeral-WBGFN Archives

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.

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...

Whose Career – Yours, Mine or Ours?

Whose Career
Date: January 15, 2021
Whose career – yours, mine or ours? is a fundamental question that every dual career couple needs to answer.

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.