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August 21, 2017

The indomitable spirit of Parveen Ali: a microentrepreneur success story

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

August 14, 2017

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

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.

August 7, 2017

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

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

July 24, 2017

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

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

July 19, 2017

India.com | India progressed remarkably on financial inclusion of women

Our President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian’s comments were cited in this article on India.com about India’s biometric identification system, Aadhar.

July 17, 2017

Empowering Women in the Developing World: Barriers and Opportunities

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

July 10, 2017

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

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

July 10, 2017

Press Release: Women’s World Banking announces three new leadership roles

For Immediate Release: July 10, 2017 Contact: Maura Hart, +1 212 556 3156 or meh@womensworldbanking.org NEW YORK—Women’s World Banking adds three new senior positions, strengthening the global nonprofit’s leadership in addressing the most critical issues for women’s financial inclusion. With decades of experience in cutting edge technology, human-centered design and strategic partnerships, these three new leaders will help scale innovative,…

July 3, 2017

Accelerating Women’s Opportunity: Women’s World Banking’s 2016 Annual Report

How has Women’s World Banking impacted the lives of low-income women around the world? Find out in our annual report.

June 26, 2017

How a Popular TV Show Shifted Social Norms Around Women’s Banking Habits in Kenya

Women’s World Banking tested an innovative social communications strategy: using a popular TV show to help change social attitudes about women and banking.

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