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January 24, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: Women’s World Banking Welcomes Four New Members to its Board of Directors

Contact: Karen Miller klm@womensworldbanking.org +1.212.556.3149 Four new leaders from academia, business, law and entrepreneurship bring diverse skills to the global nonprofit devoted to giving more low-income women access to financial services. NEW YORK – Women’s World Banking has appointed four new leaders to its Board of Directors: Patsy Doerr, Martin Ihrig, Anjali Kumar, and Janet Truncale. Their expertise in growth…

October 17, 2018

The Jakarta Post | Widening Women’s Access to Financial Services

October 14, 2018, JAKARTA –  An important editorial on widening women’s access to financial services by Taimur Baig, Chief Economist of DBS Bank and member of Women’s World Banking’s Southeast Advisory Council, has been published in a special IMF edition of The Jakarta Post. The 2016 Financial Inclusion Survey, carried out by the Financial Service Authority (OJK), was characterized by…

October 16, 2018

CNN  | Banks around the world are cashing in on an untapped market — women. And it’s transforming their lives

By Jamille Bigio At her food stall in the largest open-air market in Lagos, Nigeria, Amaka Charles regularly checks her cell phone for her bank account balance. She is saving for her daughter’s school fees and dreaming of a loan to expand her business beyond crayfish. Every day, she passes her few dollars of profit to Celestina, the bank agent…

August 16, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: Women’s World Banking, MetLife Foundation and Dutch Bangla Bank Leverage Mobile Financial Services to Tackle Women’s Financial Inclusion

With support from MetLife Foundation, Women’s World Banking has partnered with Dutch-Bangla Bank (DBBL) to increase the usage of mobile financial services by low-income women in Bangladesh.

July 12, 2018

[AFI] AFI and Women’s World Banking sign MoU to drive greater gender diversity

Women’s World Banking and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) to collaborate in delivering a Leadership and Diversity for Regulators Program.

May 29, 2018

Khmer Post | Breaking Down Barrier to Women’s Economics Participation

13 high-profile leaders have gathered at the Southeast Asia Advisory Council this week to advocate for women in financial inclusion throughout the region.

May 25, 2018

Forbes, The Story Exchange | There Are 1 Billion Unbanked Women in the World. This Mobile Initiative Could Transform Their Lives

She Counts aims to help unbanked women micro-entrepreneurs access mobile savings accounts and business training services.

May 24, 2018

Coverage of the Southeast Asia Advisory Council Launch

Khmer-language press coverage of the DFAT-supported Southeast Asia Advisory Council Launch.

May 20, 2018

Press Release: Women’s World Banking convenes Advisory Council to advance women’s financial inclusion in Southeast Asia

Global NGO Women’s World Banking today announced the launch of their Southeast Asia Advisory Council, a group of 13 high-profile leaders with the common goal of advancing women’s financial inclusion throughout the region.

May 18, 2018

[CNBC Africa] Diamond Bank’s partnerships help boost financial inclusion

Diamond Bank CEO Uzoma Dozie chats with CNBC Africa on the bank’s partnership with Women’s World Banking and FSDAfrica.

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