The Bretton Woods Committee is the preeminent non-profit organization dedicated to effective global economic and financial cooperation
NEW YORK, October 25, 2022 –10:05AM EST–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Today SOFR Academy, Inc., a digital education and market information provider, announced its membership at the organization level to the Bretton Woods Committee (‘BWC’).
BWC was created in 1983 at the suggestion of two former Treasury officials – Secretary Henry Fowler and Deputy Secretary Charls Walker, a Democrat and a Republican – who saw the need for an organized effort to ensure that leading citizens spoke about the importance of the international financial institutions (IFIs).
“BWC is delighted to have SOFR Academy join our network as an organizational member and looks forward to their engagement in our work to strengthen multilateralism”– BWC Executive Director, Emily Slater
Committee members are leaders in business, finance, academic, and non-profit sectors, including many industry CEOs, as well as former presidents, cabinet-level officials, and lawmakers who share the belief that international economic cooperation is essential and best served through strong, effective IFIs. Through the Committee, they champion global efforts to spur economic growth, alleviate poverty, and improve financial stability.
“BWC is delighted to have SOFR Academy join our network as an organizational member and looks forward to their engagement in our work to strengthen multilateralism,” said BWC Executive Director, Emily Slater.
“We have been experiencing challenging Bretton Woods episodes over the past several years. Multilateralism and international economic cooperation could lead to more stable global economic and financial systems. I am glad that SOFR Academy has joined the BWC, I look forward to collaborative work between SOFR Academy, the BWC, and Bretton Woods Institutions,” said Samim Ghamami who is a senior advisor at SOFR Academy and an economist and affiliated academic at NYU and UC Berkeley.
“The global economy is facing a time of significant change and uncertainty. Organizations such as the Bretton Woods Committee play an important role in helping the global community in coming together to tackle the challenges that we face to shape a better tomorrow. I am pleased that SOFR Academy has joined the Committee and I look forward to contributing,” said Marcus Burnett, CEO of SOFR Academy.
About the Bretton Woods Committee
The Bretton Woods Committee is the preeminent non-profit organization dedicated to effective global economic and financial cooperation. Towards this end, they demonstrate the value of multilateralism and improve the performance of the international financial institutions (IFIs) through public dialogue, advocacy, and policy analysis. For more information, please visit https://www.brettonwoods.org/
About SOFR Academy
SOFR Academy, Inc. provides digital education and market information to empower corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals to make better decisions. The Firm’s panel of advisors includes academics from Harvard University, the University of California Berkeley, New York University, the University of Oxford, London Business School and Tsinghua University, as well as experienced financial services professionals. SOFR Academy is a member of the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA), American Economic Association (AEA), the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Bankers Association (ABA) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCC). For more information, please visit www.SOFR.org.
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