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Event Date Tue Jul 5 EDT (in 8 days)
Location Webinar
Region All

Women in developing economies are typically less likely than men to have a bank account. As an example, Pakistan’s national payments strategy has highlighted that, as of 2019, only 21.3 per cent of adults in the country have a transaction account and, of these, only seven per cent are held by women. The World Bank and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as well as the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) network and New York City-headquartered NGO Women’s World Banking, published a report in 2020 – ‘Digital Cash Transfers in the Time of Covid-19: Opportunities and Considerations for Women’s Inclusion and Empowerment’ – setting out considerations for policymakers. How can fintech solutions help?


2022 Speakers


Siobhan Benita
Former UK Senior Civil Servant, Event moderator and facilitator, specialising in all things public sector and civil service related