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FinEquity's February 2021 Newsletter

This month we bring you our third learning theme, Impact Pathways; our Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Guide; upcoming events and opportunities; as well as FinDev's podcast. 
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Making Measurement Count: A Focus on Impact Pathways for Women’s Financial Inclusion

This is the fourth post in our series on FinEquity’s new learning themes, launched in 2020. In this blog, FinEquity’s new Thematic Lead for Impact Pathways (IP), Jennifer Ferreri, shares an overview of the theme, introducing the work plan for the coming year and highlighting how members can engage during the year.
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Minding the DFS Gender Gap: Battling Social Norms to Level the Playing Field

Last week, Mondato hosted a webinar focused on the digital financial services (DFS) gender gap, as part of its “The New Normal in Digital Finance” series.
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Reflecting Forward: A focus on thoughtful and deliberate Digitally-Enabled Financial Inclusion for women in 2021

In this post, FinEquity’s Thematic Lead for Digitally-Enabled Financial Inclusion (DEFI) Catherine Highet introduces the work plan for the coming year focusing on sub themes that assess some of the challenges of DEFI and considers thoughtful approaches to better enable the meaningful use of digital financial services. 
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FinEquity's January 2021 Newsletter

FinEquity's January 2021 Newsletter. We are excited to introduce our new learning agenda organized around three main themes:  Gender-Transformative Solutions, Digitally-Enabled Financial Inclusion,  and Impact Pathways.
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Gender-Transformative Solutions during the COVID era and beyond

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. 
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Diagnostic: Female Livelihoods in the Gig Economy

A summary of Caribou Digital's virtual discussion on women in platform work, featuring 12 experts on the topic, ranging from those running platforms to donors, private sector, academia and advocacy.
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FinEquity's December 2020 Newsletter

Herein we share the highlights from #FinEquity2020 when our community came together to connect, share, learn, and influence.
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Jamie M. Zimmerman, Gender Lead, Financial Services for the Poor, Global Growth & Opportunity Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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
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Crisis as an Inflection Point for Women’s Financial Inclusion:

Some key insights and resources we take away from #FinEquity2020: