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Transcript of Mary Ellen Iskenderian’s talk at TEDxWallStreet

October 30, 2013

Women’s World Banking President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian presented at this year’s TEDxWallStreet conference on the topic “Filling the Void.” Read the transcript of her talk.

A Conversation with our Chief Investment Officer

October 25, 2013

Women’s World Banking intern Melisa sat down with Chief Investment Officer CJ Juhasz and talked about her impact investing work and interest in women’s issues.

Global Beats for a Global Gala

October 21, 2013

By Anjali Banthia, Specialist, Research and Theresa Clayton, Office Assistant October 21, 2013 There is nothing like celebrating our collective accomplishments with our closest friends and supporters. We had just that honor at our annual benefit last October 9th at the IAC Building in New York City, kicking the night off with a rockstar panel of luminaries (Andrew Ross Sorkin,…

"Women and Poverty" Ela Bhatt's speech for the Ghandi Lecture on Nonviolence at McMaster University

October 18, 2013

October 18, 2013 By Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO Women's World Banking board member and Self-Employed Women's Association (India) founder Ela Bhatt recently gave the 15th annual Mahatma Ghandi Lecture on Nonviolence at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. The event was held on October 3 and the title of Ela's speech was: “Women and Poverty: The Hidden Face of Violence…

Beyond Expectations: Applications of Gender Analysis

October 17, 2013

Senior Associate Jaclyn Berfond and Ujjivan CEO and Women’s World Banking board member Samit Ghosh guest blogged for CGAP on the sometimes surprising benefits of measuring an institution’s gender performance.

Communication, communication, communication: Introducing innovative products in microfinance institutions

October 14, 2013

Baboucarr Khan, CEO of Reliance Financial Services in the Gambia was joined by Reliance co-founder and COO Ismaila Faal along with Women’s World Banking team member Alejandra Rios to discuss the leadership implications of product innovation during a webinar hosted by Women’s World Banking.

A benefit for women’s economic empowerment

October 10, 2013

Women’s World Banking celebrated its work empowering low-income women worldwide at the IAC Building in New York City, featuring the powerhouse panel of Anne-Marie Slaughter, Melanne Verveer and John Gerzema, moderated by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Kicking off youth savings in India

October 8, 2013

October 8, 2013 By Ryan Newton, Specialist, Youth Savings Women’s World Banking develops innovative financial products to meet the dynamic needs throughout a woman’s life, but we start when she is a girl. Why? Simple: because girls are agents of change (GirlEffect). Research shows that by serving a girl during adolescence, development programs can have the greatest impact not only…

Prove It: Measuring Gender Performance in Microfinance

October 3, 2013

Women’s World Banking President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian guest-blogged for CGAP’s ‘Gender and Finance’ blog series.


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