100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) has announced that Big Brothers Big Sisters Cayman (BBBS) has been designated as its 2016 Cayman Beneficiary.
100WHF Cayman aligns its annual objectives to a global theme designed to ensure the greatest impact on the local community. For 2016, the theme is mentoring.
BBBS is a local charity that promotes its mentoring objectives by pairing dedicated adult volunteers with children in the community that could benefit from a one-to-one mentoring relationship.
Pilar Bush, chair of BBBS, said: “Big Brothers Big Sisters Cayman is thrilled to have been selected by 100WHF Cayman as the 2016 Beneficiary of its Philanthropic efforts. As the leading mentoring organisation in the Cayman Islands, our vision is that all children achieve success in life.
“This partnership will allow us to significantly expand our school and community-based mentoring and raise local awareness for the measurable positive impact of mentoring. We know the intelligent, passionate and committed women of 100WHFCayman will help us transcend our 2016 goals and make a meaningful difference in the Cayman community!”
100WHF Cayman raised a total of $56,425 in 2015 for Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) with three successful events: the 2nd Annual Barefoot Beach Gala, Centered Leadership Workshop and Nicole Miller Fashion Show.
100WHF is a global association of more than 13,000 professional women. Through volunteer efforts led by its members, the organisation aims to make a difference in the industry and its communities with educational programming, peer leverage initiatives and philanthropic efforts.
100WHF, Big Brothers Big Sisters Cayman, Beneficiary, Pilar Bush, Cayman Islands