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June 19, 2017

Building an SME Credit Program: What are the must-haves? Lessons from the NBS Bank experience

Supported by FSD Africa, we uncovered the must-haves for any financial service provider looking to give women-owned SMEs with access to credit.

June 12, 2017

Seven quick read resources for effective microinsurance delivery

Select excerpts from our comprehensive publication on inclusive health microinsurance products offer an overview of our approach to design and delivery of insurance that works for women.

June 5, 2017

CFR | Building Inclusive Economies

Women’s World Banking was recommended as a partner for the U.S. government in its efforts to promote women’s economic empowerment.

June 5, 2017

Keeping our Pulse on Women’s Needs: How Our Research Approach Points the Way to Eliminating the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap

Our new research approach looks at forces at work in women’s lives, allowing us to develop more impactful financial solutions. Take the case of India.

May 29, 2017

Uncovering Hidden Biases Through Data Helps Symphony Orchestras and Financial Institutions Perform Better

Women’s World Banking used data analysis to counter sales agents’ unconscious biases that were keeping women from accessing financial services.

May 25, 2017

[video] Women in Supply Chains

Our President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian highlights the importance of ensuring gender equality across the corporate sourcing networks.

May 22, 2017

A microloan helped Rathnamma transform from an employee to an entrepreneur

Giving low-income women like Rathnamma access to a business microloan allows her to work for herself and make a better life for her family.

May 17, 2017

Africa.com | Inviting Women Into The Financial Fold

Africa.com interviewed our President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian at the World Economic Forum on Africa Meeting in Durban, South Africa.

May 15, 2017

How is Checking Your Balance Just Like Ordering a Burrito? Fast Food Menus Offer Lessons for Financial Institutions

Diamond Bank (Nigeria) added more options to the BETA Savings mobile app but clients weren’t using them. How user experience testing solved this mystery.

May 5, 2017

Africa.com | Women’s World Banking’s Africa Advisory Council Addresses Financial Inclusion At WEF

Africa.com highlights our Africa Advisory Council meeting which focused on women’s financial inclusion, held during WEF Africa.

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