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Successful by Design: Why Creating Financial Products with Women in Mind Is a Win-Win

September 18, 2017

Our Product Development director explains the crucial elements of design to ensure financial product that works for women.

Breaking through the nascent mobile money market in Morocco with women

September 11, 2017

New regulation has inspired a renaissance for mobile money in Morocco. But competition is tight. How can a new player win in this market?

One on One with Women’s World Banking’s Manager for Digital Financial Services

September 4, 2017

The next installment in the blog series, Meet the Women’s World Banking team: an interview with one of our newest team members, Diana Boncheva Gooley.

In Malawi, we bring the bank to her

August 28, 2017

A new case study on our work with NBS Bank designing a digital savings account that addresses the barriers to banking facing low-income women in rural Malawi.

The indomitable spirit of Parveen Ali: a microentrepreneur success story

August 21, 2017

Parveen took her family from the brink of poverty to business success with her microentrepreneur’s spirit and the support of Kashf Foundation.

Do You See What I See? How Subjective Ideas About Gender Can Cause Financial Institutions to Stumble

August 14, 2017

The success of women-focused products depends on front-line staff resonating with the objective to serve women as much as it does having leaders’ buy-in.

What you need to know about women in India to serve them with digital financial services

August 7, 2017

Women’s World Banking developed a profile of India’s low-income women to inform our approach designing inclusive digital financial services.

Reflecting on a Leadership Program: What are the must-haves? Lessons from the NBS Bank experience

July 24, 2017

The comprehensive leadership training program we delivered for NBS Bank reinforced the institutional “must-haves” for programs to have a long-term impact.

Empowering Women in the Developing World: Barriers and Opportunities

July 17, 2017

Our President and CEO testified in front of the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing, “Beyond Microfinance: Empowering Women in the Developing World.”

Busting the Myths on Pakistan’s 50 Million “Unreachable” Women

July 10, 2017

Financial services providers in Pakistan risk losing out on an untapped market opportunity by continuing to believe myths about serving the women’s market.

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