• Search
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.

March 22, 2018

Press Release: Women’s World Banking, ExxonMobil Foundation and the Center for Global Development Announce New Global Initiative, She Counts, to Put Financial Tools in the Hands of Women

New platform launched alongside report on the transformative power of savings for women For Immediate Release: March 22, 2018 Contact: Maura Hart, +1 212 556 3156 or meh@womensworldbanking.org NEW YORK, NY – Today, Women’s World Banking, the Center for Global Development, and ExxonMobil Foundation launched She Counts, a global initiative convening and harnessing the power of financial service providers committed to serving…


Get Women's World Banking in your inbox!

Continue to site