Women's World Banking

14- 16
Feb

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC); Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 to Thursday, February 16, 2023

One billion women are not actively engaged with formal financial services. ¾ of those women have no access at all. In some countries, it will take over 100 years before we see gender equality in access if we don’t intervene. Over 300 leaders in financial services, investor, philanthropy, policy and technology communities will come together […]

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02- 01
Aug

Monday, May 2, 2022 to Monday, August 1, 2022

Supporting financial regulators to develop policies that close the gender gap in financial inclusion; Building the women’s leadership pipeline in regulatory organizations. This virtual, 12-week global program, taught by Women’s World Banking and Faculty from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, implemented together with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion, brings together senior officials (male/female/nonbinary) from central […]

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03
Mar

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022 Time: 9:00 AM – 10:10 AM ET Globally, men make up 80% of executive committees in major financial service providers. Yet, the business case has been evidenced repeatedly that gender-diverse leadership and executive committees afford greater stability, increased innovation, and reduced risk. What is holding back key decision-makers to enact positive change […]

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12
Oct

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Date: October 12th, 2021 Time: 9:00AM – 12:35PM EDT In its third year, Women’s World Banking’s Fintech Innovation Challenge provides a global stage to highlight Fintech innovations serving unbanked and underserved women in order to build their security and prosperity in the face of global inequalities. Despite years of progress in advancing financial inclusion, nearly […]

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08
Sep

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing financial services. It drives down costs, opens up new data possibilities on which to make decisions, and promises new efficiencies for financial services providers. But how might the industry leverage this technology to pursue inclusion—without repeating or amplifying the mistakes of the past? Join us and a panel of experts as […]

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15
Jun

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

11:30AM – 1:00PM ED Are digital platforms missing out on a new market opportunity? As the future of digital finance rapidly approaches, the most inclusive players will capture new market segments among digitally connected entrepreneurs. Join the webinar as it discusses the ways in which digital literacy, e-commerce, social commerce, and digital marketing might serve […]

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02
Jun

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

9AM Jakarta / Hanoi / Phnom Penh 10AM Singapore / Hong Kong / Manila 10PM EDT New York (Tuesday, June 1) This webinar will cover Women’s World Banking’s latest report, which provides a conceptual framework to move Indonesian women from financial inclusion to empowerment. It will focus on: Analysis of norms governing women’s agency Ability […]

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12
May

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021  3:30 – 4:30 PM IST/6:00 – 7:00 AM EDT The panel will discuss on how FSPs and regulators can effectively support women Jan Dhan customers as the gateway to build households’ economic resilience, role of Public Sector Banks in this journey and need for sex-disaggregated data in designing financial products for women. […]

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08
Mar

Monday, March 8, 2021

March 8, 2021 08:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Women’s World Banking, the World Bank, the Better Than Cash Alliance, and the United Nations Capital Development Fund invite you to join our Call to Action on March 8, International Women’s Day! Today, 247 million women 15+ are living below the extreme poverty line […]

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03
Feb

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

It is almost a universal fact: explaining insurance is difficult. For many low-income people, who would never have dreamed of having an insurance policy, understanding the product and benefits that can be derived from using it, is even more difficult. For financial institutions this complexity coupled with low levels of awareness can make uptake and […]

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