Researchers at three institutions in the U.S. and U.K. receive grants to advance studies of repurposed drugs and novel antibodies in preventing COVID-19 1 April, Purchase, N.Y.: The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator announced grants of $20 million to three institutions—the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology—to fund clinical …
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MicroMentor, a multilingual digital mentoring platform, will help entrepreneurs connect with mentors from around the world to support the growth of their businesses. 12th February, Amman, Jordan: Mastercard has collaborated with Mercy Corps, a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization, to launch MicroMentor in the Middle East. A free online mentoring platform, MicroMentor will empower entrepreneurs …
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Mastercard announced pledge to scale up Girls4TechTM STEM program in UAE, which will see 2020 girls receiving training in Dubai in partnership with Expo 2020 Mastercard’s Girls4TechTM is designed to nurture young girls to become technology workplace leaders of tomorrow Program launched in Arabic to reach more girls throughout the Middle East 29th January, Dubai, UAE: …
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Cairo, Egypt – Jan. 15, 2020 – Mastercard announced a global effort to pay garment factory workers digitally, a pivot from traditional cash payroll, to ensure they receive their hard-earned wages securely and consistently. With industry partners including Levi Strauss & Co., Marks & Spencer and Vanity Fair Corp., and in conjunction with global nonprofit …
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Mastercard Send™ for Cross-Border enables faster, frictionless international payments with enhanced certainty and transparency SABB continues to lead in digital payments adoption, now as the first bank in Saudi Arabia to use Mastercard’s cross-border payments platform 17 December 2019, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia:  Through Mastercard Send for Cross-Border, a push-payments platform that allows for real-time fund …
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