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FinEquity Blog

Member Spotlight: Sophie Romana

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. 
FinEquity Guide

On Our Radar: May 2022

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!
FinEquity Blog

FinEquity April 2022 Newsletter

New FinEquity events, a member spotlight and more! 
FinEquity Blog

Can Livelihood Interventions Do More Than Build Economic Resilience in Crisis Contexts?

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.
FinEquity Interview

Member Spotlight: Ken Liffiton

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. 
FinEquity Guide

On Our Radar: April 2022

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. 
FinEquity Blog

Scaling and Technology: Lessons from a Financial Education Program in Chile

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.
FinEquity Blog

FinEquity March 2022 Newsletter

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.
FinEquity Blog

What Does it Take to Become a Gender-Inclusive Organization?

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.   
FinDev Guide

Guide to Upcoming Events on Women's Financial Inclusion

For International Women's Day 2022, check out this list of events addressing the gender gap and women's economic empowerment.