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International Women’s Day 2014

Women’s World Banking is proud to once again participate in the global event that is International Women’s Day (IWD) on Saturday, March 8, 2014. In honor of IWD, Women’s World Banking is holding a series a digital events throughout the week preceding March 8. We are putting the spotlight on the various ways our work has contributed to greater gender equality, specifically, economic equality for low-income women worldwide. We hope you will join us for one of these events and show your support for low-income women worldwide.

Twitter Takeover: Ask Us Anything

From March 3 to 7, Women’s World Banking’s Twitter feed will be ‘taken over’ by one of our program experts where we will share what we know and think about a specific issue. We encourage everyone to send in their questions to @womensworldbnkg and use the hashtag #IWDAskUs.






Understanding the lives of low-income women Develop savings products for women A closer look: Savings accounts for women in Nigeria Developing rural credit for women Ask President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian anything



What does it take to be an inspiring woman leader? An online roundtable

Three stories from three countries.
Wednesday, March 5th 2014 10:00 am EST

Learn how change is happening on the ground in Uganda, Lebanon and Jordan. In celebration of International Women’s Day, join women leaders from three financial institutions for a free webinar on how to inspire positive change in colleagues and clients. Gain the practitioner’s perspective on how an institution can create an environment that supports and fosters women leaders and the benefits of a gender-diverse institution on the bottom line.


Sarah Buitoni, Women’s World Banking, USA


Huda Saigh

Huda Saigh, Finance Manager, Al Majmoua, Lebanon


Janet Abzakh

Janet NourEddin Abzakh, Manager, Human Resources, Vitas, Jordan


Ruth Mutebe

Ruth Doreen Mutebe, Head of Internal Audit, Finance Trust, Uganda


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