Today Operation HOPE Founder John Hope Bryant; Casablanca Stock Exchange CEO Karim Hajji; HOPE Global Spokesperson Ambassador Andrew Young; and Wikia and Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales launched the Wikia-Operation HOPE Global Money Initiative in Arabic and French. Click here for a recording of the press conference.
Attending as a special guest ws Moroccan Ambassdor H.E. Aziz Mekouar.Through this pioneering partnership, Morocco and the Casablanca Stock Exchange have signed on to become HOPE’s first country partner on the new initiative which will allow community leaders to translate and contextualize HOPE’s financial literacy curriculum for their local communities.
The goal of the initiative is to provide dozens of countries with the opportunity to have culturally-relevant financial literacy programming in over 50 languages throughout the world.
John Hope Bryant is founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE, bestselling author of LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass), and a member of the U.S. President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for President Barack Obama