Around the world, 2 billion people remain unbanked and women lag behind men in terms of access to formal accounts, credit, and savings products. FinEquity, a community to advance women's financial inclusion globally, is convened by CGAP. It provides facilitated platforms to share experiences, identify key challenges, document and discuss emerging good practices, and solve common problems associated with increasing equitable access to and use of a broad range of financial services. Learn More
FinEquity’s new learning agenda, developed by drawing on engagement with our membership base and deep-dive consultations with leading research and programmatic stakeholders, is organized around three main learning themes: Gender Transformative Solutions, Digitally-Enabled Financial Inclusion, and Impact Pathways.
In this FinEquity Member Spotlight, Jamie Zimmerman talks about her priorities as Gender Lead for Global Growth & Opportunity at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, her key take-aways from #FinEquity2020, and challenges & opportunities for WFI in the next five years
This brief follows from FinEquity’s Data Bootcamp on gender analytics and the role of sex-disaggregated data in defining and promoting women’s financial inclusion, building on insights gleaned during the training, and incorporating developments in data since that time.