Latest IESC News

The State of the Microfinance Sector in Lebanon 

25-Sep-2014 Categories: Lebanon Press Releases
The rapid growth of the Lebanese microfinance industry necessitates coordination and cooperation among its many stakeholders. On September 9, the Lebanon Investment in Microfinance (LIM) Program funded by the United States... read more
 

Look Out McDonald's: Expansion on the Menu for Afghan Entrepreneur 

Investment partnerships allow businesses to grow
15-Sep-2014 Categories: Afghanistan Our Impact
Sept. 2014—Rising demand for tasty meals served quickly has paid off for at least one small business owner in Herat, Afghanistan. Inspired by the success of his first Chipsi fast food restaurant, businessman Naeem Yusofi... read more
 

Doing Good or Not Doing Wrong? 

12-Sep-2014

Our CEO Tom Miller talks about the importance of taking risks in his interview on Focus Washington. Read more...

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Diplomacy Is Only the Beginning 

Nations in Conflict Need a Viable Economy to Truly Rebuild
10-Sep-2014 Categories: Press Releases
The current political crisis is destroying Ukraine's economy. I traveled there recently in my capacity as head of the International Executive Service Corps to see how we might assist in the country's economic rebuilding. For ... read more
 

“An Imperfect but Admirable System” – IESC President Delivers 2014 Adair Lecture on Diplomacy and Development 

29-Aug-2014 Categories: Press Releases

On August 27, IESC President and CEO Tom Miller, a former ambassador and 30-year veteran of the State Department, delivered the 8th Annual Adair Memorial Lecture on U.S. Diplomacy at American University.  

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Lebanon Investment in MicroFinance (LIM) Program - 2014 Request for Applications 

29-Aug-2014 Categories: Lebanon
VEGA Lebanon Investment in Microfinance (LIM) Program Under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Lebanon, the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) is providing... read more
 

A Special Thank You To Our Summer Interns 

22-Aug-2014 Categories: Press Releases

As the summer winds down, it’s time to say goodbye to our summer interns. We enjoyed having them in our headquarters office in Washington, D.C. and we appreciate all their hard work and enthusiasm. Our interns make vital contributions to the organization.

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IESC Hosts Fellow from President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders  

14-Aug-2014 Categories: Press Releases
Ilda Guambe, a Mandela Washington Fellow from Mozambique, will spend eight weeks at IESC as an intern. International Executive Service Corps (IESC) is hosting Ilda Suzana Massuanganhe... read more
 

IESC President to Speak on the Intersection of Diplomacy and Development 

14-Aug-2014 Categories: Press Releases
August 13, 2014 – President and CEO of IESC, retired Ambassador Thomas J. Miller, will deliver the 8th Annual Adair Memorial Lecture on U.S. Diplomacy on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 3 p.m. at American University’s Kay... read more
 

In Lebanon, A Coastal Bakery Flourishes 

06-Aug-2014 Categories: Lebanon Our Impact
Naji expanded his bakery business with a loan through the Lebanon Investment in Microfinance Program. Ever since Naji returned from Brazil to settle in Jbeil, Mount Lebanon, he has worked ... read more
 
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