Jul 6, 2010 KV Kiva HQ
By Chelsa Bocci
Kiva Social in SF July 15th!

Come meet the Kiva community!

Everyone in the Bay Area is invited to come meet the new class of Kiva Fellows before they embark on their adventures overseas with our Field Partners. These are 37 outstanding individuals who have volunteered to promote Kiva's mission in countries all over the world.
The Kiva Social is the evening mixer for anyone interested in microfinance, international development, financial access or social entrepreneurship. Whether you are an avid Kiva Lender already, or are just interested in learning more, this is a great opportunity for you to connect with others trying to do good in the world.

When: Thursday, July 15th, 6:30 pm – 9:30pm
Where: The Hub SoMa: 901 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

Please RSVP online here.

Please note: We recommend you RSVP online for $10 because ticket prices will increase at the door (see the flier for door prices). RSVPing online also gets you a discount on the $25 value Kiva Gift Certificate that can be used at our lending stations at the Kiva Social.

This is a 21+ event.

Buy your tickets now, ticket prices will increase day of the event!
We hope to see you there!

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Chelsa was part of the founding team at Kiva in 2005 and was responsible early on for establishing Kiva's global 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 leading Kiva's Marketing and Community teams, which includes Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Content Management, Community Engagement and Support. 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.

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