Nonprofit Work

“The poor aren’t poor because they lack ambition or intellect but because they lack opportunity, tools, and someone to take a chance on them.” –Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina speaking to a young woman

In 2013, the One Woman Initiative merged with Opportunity International (OI), and Carly became a Global Ambassador to the organization. Carly served as Global Board Chair of Opportunity International from 2014 – 2015.
538_RS58066_OD0A6073-scrOpportunity International uses microlending to help people in need around the world and has become one of the largest non-profit micro-finance lender in the world. Through loans as little as $150, it has given out over $9 billion via 30 million loans.

Millions of people living in poverty have transformed their lives, their children’s futures and their communities because of support from Opportunity International. OI operates in 28 countries and 94% of its microloans go to women.


“I believe in the power of one mother to change the world.” – Carly Fiorina

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