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Sophie Romana, international consultant, sat down with us to discuss the importance of building gender-inclusive workplaces, her recent work in gender-smart investing, equity for women entrepreneurs and more.
An updated take on "What We're Reading", the FinEquity team brings you a curated list of women's financial inclusion and economic empowerment content we've been consuming recently, from podcasts, new initiatives and articles to videos and social posts. We hope you enjoy!
Mercy Corps was primarily interested in understanding how poultry inputs and savings group interventions had helped women earn income, save and access loans to improve their economic well-being. But nearly all the women they spoke with talked instead about how the poultry livelihoods had increased their self-esteem, confidence and aspirations, and changed men’s perceptions of women’s economic contributions toward the household and made financial decisions more equitable between men and women - in other words, bolstered their social resilience capacities.
Ken Liffiton, Managing Director of Andafin, sat down with us to discuss the role of data analytics in financial inclusion and economic empowerment, how the broader women’s financial inclusion community can support financial institutions and more.
The FinEquity team brings you a curated list of women's financial inclusion and economic empowerment content we've been consuming recently, from podcasts, new initiatives and articles to an Instagram reel.
The experience of a financial education programme in Chile highlights the importance of keeping our focus on the services provided to the individuals we seek to support throughout the digitisation process – not just the number of people we reach.
The March 2022 special edition newsletter was a celebration of all things International Women's Day (IWD). We highlighted two new blogs as well as a guide for International Women's Day-related events throughout the month and much more.
Inclusive and relevant financial services are critical to enabling women to build their and their family’s financial security and prosperity, and ultimately contribute to women’s economic empowerment. Here, we share key strategies developed by three FinEquity members and their lessons learned through supporting financial service providers to develop gender-inclusive workplaces.