News & Updates

Panagora Founder Profiled in “30 Most Inspiring Women in Business”

Betsy Bassan, CEO and Founder of Panagora Group, is featured in the latest Insights Success Magazine as one of “The 30 Most Inspiring Women in Business!” Check out her profile, which details Betsy’s rise in the international development industry and the growth of Panagora as a social enterprise working to make the world a better place “through more innovative and cost-effective, out-of-the-box solutions.”

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Celebrating Science and Self-Advocacy in Marking My Ten-Year Breast Cancer “Cure” Milestone

Breast cancer has shaped my and my family’s life for at least three generations. What I learned from this family history of cancer is that each of us must be our own best advocates – as early detection detectives and empowered voices with our health care workers. We also must be ever grateful for the medical advances that make treatment options and survival rates better each year.

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Panagora Named a 2016 USAID CLA Case Competition Winner

The annual collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) Case Competition calls for real case studies of USAID staff and implementing partners using a CLA approach for organizational learning and better development outcomes.

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Happy 5th Anniversary, Panagora Group!

Panagora Group, a woman-owned social enterprise focused on global health and international development consulting, turned five this week! We are thrilled to mark this milestone by celebrating some key achievements.

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Panagora Only Small Business to Place in Top 25 of USAID’s CLA Case Competition

To tackle unacceptably low literacy and rising HIV infections, the Government of Uganda (GoU)
embraced an innovative strategy that integrates mother tongue reading instruction through the third
grade with health and HIV/AIDS education in primary and secondary schools. This is part of Uganda’s
effort to combat HIV/AIDS multi-sectorally, in this case marrying the fight against HIV/AIDS with its
goal of dramatically improving literacy.

To read our CLA Case Competition, click here.

Announcing Prime Contract Award: Monitoring and Evaluation IDIQ (EVAL ME)

Panagora is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a prime contract under USAID’s total small business set-aside to provide monitoring and evaluation services through the EVAL ME IDIQ under the Office of Learning, Evaluation, and Research in USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL/LER).

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SBAIC’s “Working Together to Achieve USAID’s Small Business Targets and Achieve Good Development” Panel

President and CEO of Panagora Group, Betsy Bassan, led the SBAIC panel at USAID’s M Bureau on Partners Day on March 3, 2015. In the panel, titled “Working Together to Achieve USAID’s Small Business Targets and Achieve Good Development,” we shared SBAIC views on USAID’s efforts to meet its small business goals.