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May 11, 2022

Counterpart International Welcomes New Chief Financial and Administration Officer Bruce Pankey

WASHINGTON, D.C., — Counterpart International is pleased to announce Bruce Pankey as its new Chief Financial and Administration Officer. Pankey brings over 25 years of …

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December 2, 2021


ARLINGTON, VA., — Counterpart International has announced the appointment of three new board members who will each help support the nonprofit’s global work in partnering …

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December 2, 2021

Lida Nadery Hedayat to Helm Counterpart International’s Global Women in Management (GWIM) Program

ARLINGTON, VA., — Lida Nadery Hedayat, an advocate for women’s empowerment globally joins Counterpart International as Associate Director of the Global Women in Management Program …

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November 27, 2021

Douglas LaRose Joins Counterpart International as Program Manager for Critical Work in Food Security

ARLINGTON, VA., — Douglas LaRose joins Counterpart International as a Program Manager, adding to the organization’s growing team engaged in the current food security crisis …

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Since our founding in 1965, we’ve helped improve lives in 65 countries around the world.
For 53 years, Counterpart International has been an innovator, changing the way people look at and solve global development problems.
We currently have 38 programs in more than 28 countries

Our Impacts

WE TRAINED 439,958 participants on topics including civic engagement and government transparency, sustainable agriculture, and climate resiliency.
153,805 Women and girls participated in trainings, events, or leadership workshops.
WE WORKED WITH 1,836 organizations in 2016, providing capacity building assistance

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May 2022

Using Data to Combat Violent Extremism

Using Data to Combat Violent Extremism Niger is a large, landlocked country located in the Sahel region, nestled in a key geostrategic location between the …

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May 2022


[REPORT EXCERPT]   Over the last year, communities around the world continued to experience natural and human-made disasters unlike most of us have known in …

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May 2022

Protecting Freedom of the Press to Safeguard Democracy

May 3, 2022, marks the 29th anniversary of the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day Conference, which recognizes the challenges of press freedom and journalism safety …

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April 2022

Graduating Classes Inspire Insights, Connection

Since 2005, the ExxonMobil Foundation’s Women’s Economic Opportunity Initiative has invested in WLI’s Global Women In Management (GWIM) program, providing women with leadership, management, and …

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