Jun 12, 2009
Father's Day is fast approaching!
Remember to show your appreciation to the fathers in your life by purchasing a Kiva Gift Certificate! It's easy, convenient, and they get to know they're supporting an entrepreneur with a dream somewhere around the world.
So, it's time to shop for your father, husband, boyfriend, or any other special man in your life, so get started now! And just for fun, learn more about how Father's Day came to be by clicking here and remember...
"Any man can be a Father, but it takes a special person to be called Dad." - Unknown
Chelsa has been with Kiva from the beginning and was responsible for establishing Kiva's Microfinance Partnerships program where she managed a great deal of relationships with Kiva's Field Partners, primarily in Africa, and oversaw Kiva's Microfinance Operations programs; Inventory Management and Kiva's expansive Fellows Program. Chelsa is currently responsible for growing and further engaging Kiva's community through three channels: Kiva Lending Teams, Social Networks, and Events. Prior to Kiva, Chelsa was a Corporate Recruiter and Immigration Specialist with Barclays Global Investors. She returned to the U.S. following a period of extensive world travel and work abroad; including Social Work with HIV-positive children in South Africa and tsunami relief efforts in Thailand and Indonesia. Chelsa received her B.S. in Psychology from Santa Clara University, and has completed certifications in Social Performance Management, Framework for Reporting/Analysis/Monitoring/ Evaluation (FRAME), Behavioral Interviewing/Talent Selection, Risk Management Strategies, and Human Resources Management.