Work and Meaning

Episode 79: Work and Meaning
Guest: Andree Simon

Andrée Simon is truly making a difference in the world. As CEO & President of FINCA Impact Finance (FIF), she leads a global network of microfinance banks and institutions. FIF’s network of community-based banks offer responsible and affordable loan and saving products to more than two million people across the world, empowering low income women and men to take control of their financial futures. Her two teenage kids are even committed to this mission…talk about an inspiration! Andree is a globetrotter who aims to conquer and save the world, one day at a time. With regular trips to Pakistan, Tanzania, Afghanistan and more, Andrée visits and oversees FINCA Impact Finance operations in 20 of the most difficult, yet most beautiful countries in the world. What a rockstar. Listen in to hear how she navigates being a fish out of water in most of those environments along with some wise advice.

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