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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…

March 8, 2018

Press Release: On International Women’s Day, Leaders Gather to Discuss Women’s Financial Inclusion in Mexico

Aspen Institute México and Women’s World Banking host the first of a series of events focused on women’s financial inclusion in Mexico. This event is supported by the Prosperity Fund run by the British Embassy in Mexico City. For Immediate Release: March 8, 2018 Contact: Maura Hart, +1 212 556 3156 or meh@womensworldbanking.org MEXICO CITY—On Thursday, March 8th, International Women’s Day, The…

January 31, 2018

Danida announces grant to Women’s World Banking to increase women’s financial inclusion in Pakistan

January 31, 2018 Danida, the term used for Denmark’s development cooperation under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has announced a seven partner consortia to receive a total of DKK 60 million (approximately USD 10.04 million) for partnership projects. The partnerships will contribute to local economic growth, job and income opportunities with a focus on women and girls. Women’s World Banking…

January 25, 2018

[podcast] How can investors drive performance in their investments and advance gender equality?

In this podcast featuring Women’s World Banking Asset Management’s Chief Investment Officer CJ Juhasz, we discuss our approach to impact investing: a strategy called gender lens investing.

December 17, 2017

CYFI | Exploring the Economic and Social Motivations for Child and Youth Friendly Banking

Our partner NMB Bank Plc. is highlighted in this study on good practice sin developing inclusive and sustainable products and services for the youth segment.

December 15, 2017

Fortune | Bitcoin: New Financial System or Same Old Boys’ Club?

Cathleen Tobin on why considering women’s financial inclusion is critical in the development of digital and crypto currencies.

December 15, 2017

Press Release: Industry collaboration to promote financial inclusion for women

Unilever Pakistan, JazzCash, Women’s World Banking and Karandaaz Pakistan collaborate to empower low-income women For Immediate Release: December 15, 2017 Contact: Maura Hart, +1 212 556 3156 or meh@womensworldbanking.org ISLAMABAD–A collaboration amongst four Pakistan and multi-national organizations aims to enhance the availability of financial services to low-income women across Pakistan. The partnership, announced today, brings together the technical expertise of Pakistan’s premiere…

December 8, 2017

CFR | Banking on the Future – Moms Learn From Their Daughters

Women in Tanzania who never thought to save in a bank are opening accounts with NMB Bank Plc because their daughters are taking the lead.

November 13, 2017

Now Available: Research Presentations from the Making Finance Work for Women Summit 2017

View or download the Research Presentations shared at the Making Finance Work for Women Summit.

November 6, 2017

New resources available: Best Practices in Serving Low-Income Women

Four new resources to help guide financial institutions toward providing better service to low-income women while driving sustainable bottom-line.

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