Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Member Lawyer Profile: Carrie Garber Siegrist, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Providing pro bono legal support to social entrepreneurs comes naturally to Carrie Garber Siegrist, an attorney in the nonprofit tax-exempt organizations practice of Lex Mundi member firm for USA, Indiana and Minnesota, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP. Since joining FaegreBD more than two years ago, Carrie has already provided assistance to 12 of the Foundation’s social enterprise clients seeking expert nonprofit counsel while maintaining her own practice, evidencing a truly impressive commitment to the Foundation’s mission!
Driving Impact in Oklahoma: Lex Mundi Member Firm Assists Modus to Expand Access to Social Services in Tulsa
According to the National Academies of Science Engineering & Medicine, many segments of the population have limited access to jobs, goods, services, health care, recreation, and social interaction because of a lack of transportation options. This can be particularly troublesome when it comes to health and social service access, causing some individuals in need to put off necessary treatment. One population that is particularly at risk: teenagers.
Lex Mundi Member Firms in France, the U.S., and Kenya Assist ONE Campaign’s Effort to End Extreme Poverty
Extreme poverty remains a vexing problem worldwide. While global poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 2000, one in ten people in developing regions still lives on less than $1.90 a day – the internationally agreed poverty line, and millions of others live on slightly more than this daily amount.
Womble Bond Dickinson LLP Helps Access Afya Disrupt Primary Healthcare Access in Kenya
Access Afya is a data-driven primary social enterprise delivering easy and affordable healthcare to residents of Nairobi’s informal settlements through a chain of micro-clinics, diagnostic centers and pharmacies.
Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Staff Speak at Social Entrepreneurship Events
The Foundation’s mission is to support and empower those working to bring about high impact and sustainable social change that improves communities and lives. To carryout this mission, the Foundation seeks to provide support through resources, thought leadership, and networking opportunities in addition to providing social entrepreneurs with pro bono legal assistance from Lex Mundi member firms.
GUFA Law Enables EOS International to Expand its Mission of Providing Access to Safe Drinking Water and Economic Opportunity to Honduras
Nicaragua and Honduras are among the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere with fifty percent of the rural population living below the national poverty line. A large majority of the impoverished population in these countries lives in rural areas, where access to basic services is limited. In addition to living in remote areas and possessing little purchasing power, most rural families continue to live without access to clean drinking water and have little opportunity to generate income.