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May Luncheon: KIVA Loans….Putting Dreams to Work One Small Business Loan at a Time!

  • May 11, 2021
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom (Virtual)


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Join us on Tuesday, May 11 at 12:00 p.m. for a discussion on  Kiva Microloan program with Wendy Baumann, CVO/President of WWBIC. KIVA Greater Madison began as a pilot initiative to support entrepreneurs and business owners of promise through crowd sourcing via the KIVA platform. In less than three years, KIVA Greater Madison has lent to 68 entrepreneurs for $442,500 and these businesses in the heart of our neighborhoods and city are thriving! Learn how you too may become a KIVA lender and make a true difference in a local entrepreneurs life!

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About Wendy Baumann: Wendy Katherine Baumann serves as president/CVO of The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), a statewide economic development corporation. Baumann accepted this challenging position in the community in 1994, providing the leadership required to insure the achievement of WWBIC’s mission and to uphold the philosophy of serving businesses owned by women, minorities and low-wealth individuals in Wisconsin. Former Director of Small Business Development at The Milwaukee Enterprise Center (MEC), Baumann’s credentials, experiences, and enthusiasm has been key in obtaining the objectives set forth for WWBIC in developing new and innovative models for business assistance programming and small business development. Baumann’s ability to dialogue and successfully collaborate with public, private and diverse groups has been key.

Optional Virtual Networking: 11:30 a.m. to Noon. 

Regular Members & WRA Gift Certificates: Regular TEMPO Madison Members who register for the virtual luncheon have the option to receive a $20 gift card from the Wisconsin Restaurant Association (WRA).  Please check if you would like to receive a gift certificate selection when completing the registration form. 

No Cost for Retiree and Sabbatical members to attend, WRA gift cards not included with registration. 

Guests are welcome, cost is $10 per person.

Online registration will close at 5:00 pm on Monday, May 10. 

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