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New Year Honours

London 30th December 2012

Cherie was very honoured to receive the CBE.

An Interview with Henriette Kolb, CEO Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Global Leadership Post, 20 December 2012

Henriette joined the Foundation in May 2009. One of Devex’s recognised top 40 under 40 international development leaders in London, Henriette has extensive programme, policy and management experience in international development. She has previously held positions with the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the European Commission in Tanzania and the Office of the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process in Jerusalem. Henriette holds an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies.

Cherie Blair: 'It's always been about women and girls'

The Guardian, 19 December 2012

Still the only PM's wife to work full-time while her husband was in office, trailblazing barrister, campaigner and frequent media target Cherie Blair gives a rare interview to the Guardian.

Boosting women’s entrepreneurship via mobile money

Devex Impact, 18 December 2012

PR Newswire

Blair, Nokia, ISAT team up to empower women

The Jakarta Post, 8 December 2012

Blair pointed out that mobile phones had “increasingly become an absolute essential in everyday life here in Indonesia”.

Lara's Foundation

Lara's Foundation, 4 December 2012

Lara was a dedicated and inspirational TESOL teacher, teaching English to non native speakers from across the world.

The Mobile Phone as an Important Tool for Women Entrepreneurs in India

The Huffington Post, 3 December 2012

Through this initiative we are reaching 2,000 women entrepreneurs in India, and are also, over a three-year period, providing support with broader business development and financial literacy training.