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OPIC ranks Best Place to Work in the Federal Government

A new survey of federal employees ranks OPIC the best place to work among small government agencies. The report from the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service also ranked OPIC first among small agencies in several sub-categories including... Read more...

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At Global Entrepreneurship Summit, OPIC highlights need for investment in women

  Last week, OPIC joined leaders at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. The theme for this year’s event, “Women First, Prosperity for All”, focused on increasing economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs.... Read more...

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Honoring OPIC's Veterans

Left to right: Mitchell Hawkins (Marine Corps), Velma Brown (Army), Deanna Barnes (Army), Dev Jagadesan (Army), Carey Campbell (Air Force, Army Reserve), Larry Prock (Army), Robert DeLuca (Army), Tyler Healey (Marine Corps), Jasmine Hill (Air... Read more...

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Dallas Morning News features new OPIC President and the mission to boost U.S. interests around the globe

Washburne arrives in Kazakhstan, on his first official visit as OPIC President   Ray Washburne, OPIC’s newly confirmed President and CEO, was featured this week in the Dallas Morning News, where he spoke about the ways that... Read more...

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Myanmar delegation visits OPIC

  Last week a delegation of bank and government officials from Myanmar visited OPIC to discuss how OPIC can support investment in their country. The Southeast Asian country is the site of increased foreign investment in the wake of... Read more...

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Supporting U.S. investments in Ukraine

  On March 22, Daniel Bilak, Director of UkraineInvest, Ukraine's Investment Promotion Office, stopped by OPIC to discuss investment in the country. UkraineInvest’s mission is to attract international business investment to Ukraine... Read more...

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State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program visits OPIC

  “It is in the best interest of the United States to help our businesses to invest in the global marketplace. It is good for them to be competitive and it is also good for U.S. foreign policy,” OPIC Public Affairs and Outreach Director... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Providing healthcare in violence prone regions

  A baby receives a medical exam from a doctor working with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a relief agency that uses OPIC political risk insurance to support its work responding to humanitarian crises in more than 20 countries... Read more...

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In our words: New video features OPIC team on OPIC’s innovative spirit and impact

 What does the OPIC team have to say about OPIC? “This is really a great place to be, to be able to make a difference, a real difference, a palpable difference in people’s lives around the world.” “People have ingenuity, tenacity... Read more...

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Implementing social safeguards in projects: A conversation with Kate Dunbar

OPIC’s new Director of Social Assessment is Kate Dunbar, who previously served as Senior Social Impact Analyst in OPIC’s Office of Investment Policy (OIP). Before joining OPIC, she conducted ethnographic research on local knowledge and perceptions... Read more...

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