RN Drive | Improving women’s access to money could boost world economy

December 2, 2015

Women’s World Banking President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian was interviewed on Australian radio show, RN Drive by Patricia Karvelas.

Economists are struggling to lift the global economy out of its malaise. One woman says she has the answer.

Mary Ellen Iskenderian is the CEO of Women’s World Banking, a not-for-profit group that helps banks and microfinance institutions break down the barriers preventing women in developing countries from starting and growing businesses.

She tells RN Drive that simple acts like helping women open bank accounts can give them what they need to make money and contribute to global prosperity.

Listen to the segment.