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Camila Cabello Joins Mastercard Roster Creating Digital Priceless Experiences

Becca, Marcel Dessailly, Naomi Osaka, Wasim Akram and Other Partners Help Fulfill People’s Passions for Arts & Culture, Culinary, Music and Sports Around the World

From intimate acoustic sessions with Camila Cabello featuring new renditions of her hit music to a question and answer session hosted by rugby legend Bryan Habana and two-time Grand Slam™ winner Naomi Osaka serving up a family favorite recipe, Mastercard (www.Mastercard.co) is partnering with its global ambassadors to craft unique…

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Mastercard Builds on COVID-19 Response with Commitment to Connect 1 Billion People, 50 Million Small Businesses, 25 Million Women Entrepreneurs to the Digital Economy by 2025

Programs like the Mastercard Farmer Network and Kasha are connecting people across East Africa

Extends effort beyond 500 million financially included over the past five years; Maximizes technology, partnerships to deliver aid, insights and access to businesses and communities; Programs like the Mastercard Farmer Network and Kasha are connecting people across East Africa. The health and economic consequences of COVID-19 have highlighted the critical…

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Learning @ Home with Girls4Tech™ Connect

Mastercard Provides Free Online STEM Lessons to Children, Teachers and Parents

Mastercard (www.Mastercard.com) extended access to its signature STEM curriculum, Girls4Tech™, through a suite of new online, creative educational resources. The program has been designed to help parents and teachers engage and inspire kids, ages 8-12. Through the newly launched website Girls4Tech Connect (www.Girls4Tech.com), as well as through activities made in collaboration with our…

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COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Awards $20 Million in Initial Grants to Fund Clinical Trials

Researchers at three institutions in the U.S. and U.K. receive grants to advance studies of repurposed drugs and novel antibodies in preventing COVID-19

Today, the partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator announced grants of $20 million to three institutions—the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology—to fund clinical trials in order to identify highly potent immunotherapies for the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants mark the first investments to come…

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Mastercard Uses Facebook Messenger to Help Small Businesses Go Digital

Launches Masterpass QR bot for Messenger to enable Nigerian businesses to set up digital money accounts and accept QR payments

At Mobile World Congress (www.MobileWorldCongress.com), Mastercard (www.Mastercard.com) today announced that it will use Facebook Messenger to provide technology to small businesses in Africa and Asia to drive affordable acceptance of electronic and mobile payments. Access to digital payments will help these businesses expand to new markets, and unlock financial services…