InBrief: Gender Data that Matters
InBrief: Gender Data that Matters
This brief, a collaboration between Mastercard Data & Services and the Financial Alliance for Women, provides an overview of the gender lens framework developed for analysis of WSMEs’ financial behavior. It also offers a real-world example: the...
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Support for female entrepreneurs: Survey evidence for why it makes sense
Support for female entrepreneurs: Survey evidence for why it makes sense
This report from European Investment Bank (EIB) combines data from three surveys to give a holistic view of the state of female entrepreneurship in the EU and shed light on structural issues hampering women-owned and led-businesses, as well as opportunities...
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Tyme Group: Closing the Banking Gap With Gender-Intelligent Digital Services
Tyme Group: Closing the Banking Gap With Gender-Intelligent Digital Services
Tyme is a digital banking group focused on bridging the financial inclusion gap in emerging markets. The group acquired over 2.3 million customers in its first 18 months after launching TymeBank in South Africa in February 2019. Today, more than half...
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Fintechs Serving the Female Economy
Fintechs Serving the Female Economy
This report by the Financial Alliance for Women, in collaboration with Finstep Asia and Global Fintech Fest, is based on Alliance research over the last 2 years on fintechs serving women customers. It showcases 25 startups that have created successful...
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Alliance Hack 2022 Flier
Alliance Hack 2022 Flier
Women represent the world’s largest and fastest-growing market—and one that has been largely overlooked by the incumbent and fintech sectors alike. As our research in 2020 and 2021 has demonstrated, fintechs are well-positioned to tap into the vast,...
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Women and Online Learning in Emerging Markets
Women and Online Learning in Emerging Markets
This report from IFC, developed in partnership with Coursera and the European Commission, shows how online platforms can support women in accessing job relevant courses and credentials to advance their employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. ...
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Gender Data for Financial Inclusion: A Synthesis Brief of Diagnostics in Six Countries
Gender Data for Financial Inclusion: A Synthesis Brief of Diagnostics in Six Countries
In 2020, the Women’s Financial inclusion Data (WFID) partnership launched a three-year gender data project in six countries (Bangladesh, Honduras, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey) to understand the state of women’s financial inclusion (WFI)...
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Ask the Expert: Addressing Gender Norms to Increase Financial Inclusion
Ask the Expert: Addressing Gender Norms to Increase Financial Inclusion
In this Ask the Expert session we highlight the importance of addressing harmful gendered social norms (gender norms) that limit the effectiveness and impact of financial inclusion interventions. What are gender norms and how do they influence women's...
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How Fintechs Can Capture the Female Economy
How Fintechs Can Capture the Female Economy
How Fintechs Can Capture the Female Economy This report  quantifies the opportunity cost of not taking a gender-intelligent approach and lays out a map that fintechs can use to improve conversion rates of women through each stage of the funnel, equipping...
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Case Study: the UK
Case Study: the UK's Investing in Women Code
  This case study shares the process and key lessons learned from the Investing in Women Code, a voluntary pledge signed by 100+ banks and investors across the UK, committing to provide data on financing for women entrepreneurs.  ...
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BRAC Case study - Paving the Way for Women from the Inside out
BRAC Case study - Paving the Way for Women from the Inside out
BRAC Bank Limited tackled change from the inside out. This case study showcases how in just a few short years, BRAC became the bank of choice for women in Bangladesh, a country where the majority of women remain unbanked and underemployed. ...
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A Data-Driven Path to Women
A Data-Driven Path to Women's Financial Inclusion
Data-Driven Path to Women’s Financial Inclusion shares insights from data scientists, data aggregators, financial services providers, investors and Women’s Financial Inclusion Data Partnership (WFID) members on the new frontiers of gender data in...
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