Dfcu Launches Women Business Advisory Council

Thursday 13th September 2012

GBA Newsletter

The Board of Directors of dfcu Limited resolved to set up a Women Business Advisory Council that will assist both the Board and Management in reaching out to its customers and stakeholders. This makes dfcu the first institution in Uganda to initiate and launch its own Women Business Advisory Council, setting a new tone in the Ugandan market.

The six member all female council will have a wide scope of expertise to give advice and support to the bank in strategy formulation with a gender focus. Building the capacity and developing the skills of women to make informed choices is a primary goal. There is an opportunity to provide a platform that brings together key stakeholders in the financial sector to address the challenges confronting women entrepreneurs. Advancement of women to executive and leadership positions within dfcu is also high on the list of Council goals.