Our Financials & Governance

Our Financials

Women’s World Banking, Inc.

Governance & Advisory

Women’s World Banking, Inc.Board Of Directors

Women’s World Banking is governed by a Board of Directors that has fiduciary responsibility over the organization, charged with approving our policies, strategies, and annual budgets. Each board member is a recognized leader in banking, finance, business, law, academia or women’s economic participation. This powerful combination of leaders from a variety of disciplines enhances the organization and ensures that the work of Women’s World Banking is both relevant and grounded in the lives of the women we serve.


Muna Sukhtian

Connie Collingsworth

Ineke Bussemaker

Emer Dooley

Patsy Doerr

Uzoma Dozie

Samit Ghosh

Martin Ihrig

Anjali Kumar

Janet Truncale

Mike Useem

Ela Bhatt
(Honorary Member)

Michaela Walsh
(Honorary Member)

Thank you to Beth Roberts, Angela Sun, and Nejira Nalic, whose board service concluded in 2018.

Stichting To PromoteWomen’s World BankingBoard Of Directors

Women’s World Banking is a Dutch registered Stichting, or charity organization. Women’s World Banking is governed by a Board of Directors, all of whom are long-standing champions of Women’s World Banking and are recognized leaders in law, business, and finance. This Board is responsible for overseeing the activities of SWWB in its capacity as an international organization supporting Women’s World Banking, Inc.’s programs and activities.


Sylvia Fung Chin

Elizabeth Munson

Tom Jones

Southeast Asia AdvisoryCouncil

The Southeast Asia Advisory Council works toward the common goal of advancing women’s financial inclusion throughout the region. Its formation in 2018 was made possible with funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia (DFAT).


Her Excellency Sri Mulyani
(Honorary Chair)

Ibu Nurhaida
Vice Chairman, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK),

Her Excellency Serey Chea
Director General, National Bank of Cambodia

Mr. Taimur Baig
Managing Director and Chief Economist,
DBS Bank, Singapore

Mr. Jojo Malolos
CEO, WING, Cambodia

Ms. Cherie Nursalim
Vice Chairman, GITI Group, Indonesia

Ms. Lotte Schou-Zibell
Finance Sector Chief, Asian Development Bank, Philippines

Mr. Sze Tian-Poh
Former Personal Care Lead, Southeast Asia and Australasia, Unilever

Ms. Heidi Toribio
Global Head, Banks & Broker Dealers,
Standard Chartered, Singapore

Ms. Sri Widowati
Former Head of Facebook, Indonesia

Dr. Jaime Aristotle Alip
Founder and Chairman, CARD Bank, Philippines

Ms. Shuyin Tang
Partner, Patamar Capital, Vietnam

This year, we were sad to lose Governor Nestor Espenilla, Jr. of the Bankgo Sentral ng Philipinas and member of the Southeast Asia Advisory Council. His insightful contributions will be deeply missed.

Africa Advisory Council

Thank you to Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr. Jennifer Riria, Dougie Brew, Anne-Marie Chidzero, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, Debra Mallowah, Dr. Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Nunu Ntshingila, and Mark Napier for their service on the Africa Advisory Council which concluded in 2018. The Council was valuable in deeping our engagement with women’s financial inclusion on the continent.

Our Supporters

At Women’s World Banking we value our core funding partners, in part, because they make our operations possible. But, equally, we value them as allies working toward increased gender equality and women’s financial inclusion. We’re proud of our partnership with these leaders in the development community and are grateful for their strategic insight and continued financial support.

Core Funders


$20M +

Visa Foundation


Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Argidius Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Credit Suisse Foundation
Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSDA)
MetLife Foundation
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation


Caterpillar Foundation
ExxonMobil Foundation
German Development Cooperation (GIZ)
Swiss Capacity Building Facility (SCBF)


Beth Roberts and Natan Vaisman
BNY Mellon Foundation
Boston Consulting Group
Connie Collingsworth
Data2X United Nations Foundation
PIMCO Foundation
Steward Redqueen
Visa Inc.
Vodafone Americas Foundation
White & Case LLP


Angela Sun
Credit Suisse
Emer Dooley
Janet Truncale
Michael Useem
Sylvia Chin
Thomson Reuters
World Bank Group


First Republic
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Jeannette and Christopher Phelps
Lilian Feder Foundation
Muna Sukhtian
Uzoma Dozie


Abigail McCulloch
Chris Rich
Christine Bindert
Elizabeth Munson
Inger Dewey Golob
Jane Snyder
Jean Paul
Katherine Collins
Maureen O'Toole
Michelle Chiang
Paulson Charitable Foundation


Baker & McKenzie
Beth Roberts
Ineke Bussemaker
The Points Guy
Sidley Austin LLP
White & Case LLP