Results tagged as "global"

  • Sheree Stomberg: My Pivot Point Taught Me to Reframe my Limiting Beliefs

    By Sheree Stomberg, Global Head of Citi Shared Services and the CSC Delivery Network March 14, 2014 04:38 PM

    To celebrate International Women's Day, Sheree Stomberg, Global Head of Citi Shared Services and the Citi Service Center Delivery Network, shares a pivot point that taught her to "Reframe her Limiting Beliefs."

    Back in 2005, I found myself staring into my bathroom mirror while repeating the words "I am grateful for this career setback because...." Trouble was, I couldn't figure out how to finish that sentence. There was not one good thing that could possibly come from being passed up for a significant promotion and being layered. For half an hour, I stood there saying those same words over and over while I racked my brain, trying to generate an opportunity out of this. Finally, the words came to me: "I am SO grateful for this career setback because it's going to take me to new heights. I'm going to break through these barriers and contribute at multiples beyond what this opportunity would have allowed. I will make this the great motivator and propeller in my life."




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  • Lessons from Miami, the Future of American Cities

    By Angie Henderson Moncada, SVP Global Branding, Citi January 23, 2014 04:19 PM

    Miami was my first city. I moved there for graduate school, stayed on to build a career, and came back to launch a venture that eventually led me to my current role at Citi. So, I had a real sense of pride yesterday at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 82nd Winter Meeting when Miami got a bit of the spotlight. Citi's North America CEO Bill Mills talked about how, in an increasingly urbanized, globalized and connected society, Miami is an example of how American cities can connect themselves to the wider world.

    Miami is now home to more than 1,200 multinationals from 53 countries. Foreign multinationals and U.S.-based global organizations like Citi are progressively headquartering their Latin America operations in Miami. In fact, 800 use the city for their regional or global headquarters, with great effects on Miami's economy, tax base, and employment rolls.

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  • A Portfolio for Global Literacy

    By Room to Read November 30, 2013 08:43 PM

    In 2011, when Sirisha was in third grade, Room to Read established a library at her school in Andhra Pradesh, India. She had been struggling with her reading skills, barely able to read a few words, but when the library's doors opened, Sirisha was captivated by the visual appeal of the environment and her love of books was instantly born.

    Two years later, Sirisha makes sure she leaves home early each morning so that she has extra time to read a few stories in the library before class begins. With support from the school's head teacher, Sirisha is now an avid and skilled reader. Sirisha's parents, who are illiterate, are proud of their daughter's academic progress and enjoy listening to her read the stories she's borrowed from the library. "The library is my best friend--I love spending time with all those books," Sirisha says. One of Room to Read's published children's titles, A Day in the Market, has special significance for Sirisha as it reminds her of the shopping trips she takes with her mother to buy vegetables. "The day I could read it without faltering, I took the book home and read it aloud to her," she says proudly.

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  • Streetline - Reimagining Parking

    October 21, 2013 12:34 PM

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    Los Angeles County is home to more than 7.4 million registered cars, but only a fraction of that number of parking spaces. Streetline, Inc. has developed a solution: technology that helps people find parking spaces with a free app. But cities need funding to make to help them adopt the program. Recongizing the innovated quality of Streetline's idea, Citi was proud to provide a cash infusion that reduces up-front costs. As a result, Streetline is expanding to cities around the globe.

    To learn more about Streetline's vision, check out: Can Cities Talk?

    Stories on passionate people coming together to bring ideas to life: #ProgressMakers

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  • Citi Statement on FDIC Transaction

    By Ed Skyler, Executive Vice President, Global Public Affairs September 13, 2013 02:00 PM

    Today we closed a transaction involving the FDIC's remaining trust preferred securities. Now no U.S. government entity holds any securities in Citi issued as a result of the financial crisis. We will always be deeply grateful for the support provided by the U.S. Treasury, FDIC and American taxpayer during the financial crisis. We are pleased that the US Government realized a total return of more than $15 billion on its investment.

    Citi is a very different company than it was before the crisis. We are a simpler, smaller, safer and stronger institution. We have sold more than 60 businesses not core to our strategy, become one of the world's best capitalized banks and been profitable every quarter starting in 2010. We are focused on serving our clients and enabling economic progress and growth, which has been our mission for over 200 years.

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  • 66,000 Citi Volunteers in 473 Cities Connect With Each Other and Their Communities

    By Florencia Spangaro, Director, Stakeholder Engagement & Strategy at Citi Foundation June 28, 2013 03:49 PM


    On June 22, more than 66,000 Citi employees, family members and friends in 473 cities dedicated more than 325,000 hours in service as part of Citi's eighth annual Global Community Day. From the bustling streets of New York City to the tranquil Karura Forest in Nairobi to classrooms in Manila, Citi employees convened with a common purpose of giving back and effecting change in their communities. In fact, this year's Global Community Day results reinforce Citi's year-round commitment to improving local communities around the world.

    As one of the people who manages Citi's year-round global volunteer efforts, I'm fortunate to work with more than 800 Citi volunteer coordinators as well as countless senior business leaders who together recognize the value in dedicating time, energy, and resources to Global Community Day every year. The event requires months of planning and preparation, but it is an exercise with rewards that are plain to see the minute we put on our Citi t-shirts and get to work.

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  • Reflecting on Service: Pearson Buell Shares "Pay it Forward" Volunteer Efforts

    By Pearson Buell, St. Louis, MO June 27, 2013 12:29 PM

    In connection with Global Community Day this past weekend, Citi employees are sharing their stories on volunteerism and how they've made an impact in their local communities. Pearson Buell, a Citi volunteer and a Vice President within Consumer Operations & Technology at Citi, shares several experiences he had last year, from developing a unique "pay it forward" campaign to creating a free sailing clinic that helps young people develop life skills.

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  • Reflecting on Service: Molly Chen Shares Experience Helping Children of Migrant Workers

    By Molly Chen, Citi June 24, 2013 10:22 AM

    Global Community Day brought together more than 65,000 Citi volunteers from 95 countries for a day of service. In honor of this continued service, Citi Volunteers are sharing their stories of commitment to improving their local communities.

    Molly Chen, a Citi volunteer and employee in the Public Sector Group of Citi China, shares her unique story in the Q&A below. Molly's service has helped children of migrant workers in a local Chinese vocational school learn basic English and improve their financial literacy.


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  • Volunteering to Build Communities with Habitat for Humanity

    By Derek Deeaux, VP, Technology, Citi June 21, 2013 04:14 PM


    Habitat for Humanity sees its partners as vital to a mission to provide people in need with secure, decent and affordable shelter. Citi is a longtime corporate partner whose employees have worked with Habitat hand-in-hand in serving families and building communities around the world.

    This year, Habitat is participating in Citi's Global Community Day on June 22nd again for a day of volunteerism and community building with Citi employees. This annual initiative has Citi employees around the world working with global and local non-profit organizations to improve the community.



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  • Volunteering to Build Communities with Junior Achievement

    By Rosalind Groves , AVP, Treasury and Trade Solutions June 20, 2013 10:30 AM

    For Global Community Day on June 22nd, Citi employees go out into their communities to donate their time to causes that matter to them. One important partner that Citi works with is Young Enterprise, the UK affiliate of Junior Achievement Worldwide. Young Enterprise focuses on teaching financial literacy for students and inspiring young people to achieve through enterprise.

    To learn more about Citi's collaboration with Young Enterprise, read the Q&A below with Rosalind Groves, a volunteer and Product Manager within Treasury and Trade Solutions EMEA at Citi in London, as she shares her experience working with the organization:



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