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February 24, 2017

FAO | Rural Women in Latin America: Realizing An Untapped Opportunity with Sustainable Solutions

Our Chief Product Development Officer wrote a piece on serving rural women sustainably with financial services for the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.

February 10, 2017

Impact Insurance Facility | Four steps to a solid anti-fraud framework

Gilles Renouil, Director, Product Development (Microinsurance) wrote an article on Women’s World Banking’s approach to managing fraud in microinsurance.

January 27, 2017

Agrifin | Reaching Female Farmers and Agri-entrepreneurs in a Profitable Way

Read the recap of the webinar hosted by The World Bank’s Agrifin Facility, featuring our Chief Product Development Officer Anna Gincherman.

January 26, 2017

Women’s World Banking Nominated for 2017 Global Mobile Award

The GSMA today announced the nominees for the Global Mobile Awards 2017. Women’s World Banking is honored to be nominated with our partner Diamond Bank in the “Best Mobile Product, Application or Service for Women in Emerging Markets” category for the BETA Savings account. Here’s an excerpt from GSMA’s press release announcing the nominees: Winners of the awards will be…

January 21, 2017

The Economist | Letters to the Editor: India’s demonetisation

Our CEO’s letter to the editor about the impact of India’s demonetisation on women was featured in the online edition of The Economist.

January 17, 2017

Report: Sustainable business can unlock at least $12 trillion in new market value

More than 35 CEOs and civil society leaders of the Business & Sustainable Development Commission (the Commission) reveal that sustainable business models could open economic opportunities worth at least US$12 trillion and up to 380 million jobs a year by 2030. Putting the Sustainable Development Goals, or Global Goals, at the heart of the world’s economic strategy could unleash a…

January 9, 2017

BRINK Asia | Why Southeast Asian Businesses Must Focus on Institutional Gender Diversity

Our research on leadership and diversity in financial services is highlighted.

January 5, 2017

CGAP | What Does the Future Hold for Youth Savings in Ethiopia?

Our Savings Manager Ryan Newton co-authored a post with UNCDF YouthStart’s Ata Cisse on what we learned from our youth savings project in Ethiopia.

December 20, 2016

ASEAN Today | The unbreakable ceiling: What’s holding back ASEAN’s women?

Our research, monitoring and evaluation specialist is quoted in this piece on what is keeping Southeast Asian women from rising to the top.

December 19, 2016

[video] Can We Make Health Microinsurance Work for Women for $2 a Month?

In this video, Women’s World Banking and its partners share their experience in building a meaningful and sustainable product for low-income women in Jordan, Morocco and Uganda.

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