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The Power of Women

Untapped Potential

Women are a powerful force in the global economy, with significant untapped business potential.
By harnessing this power, financial institutions around the world are achieving success.

80%

Women make or influence up to 80% of household buying decisions worldwide.

73%

73% of women globally report being unsatisfied with their banking services.

33%

Up to 33% of private businesses are owned or operated by women internationally.

80%

80% of women-owned small and medium enterprises with credit needs are un-served or under-served.

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A Path to Prosperity

Doing Well by Doing Good

GBA members make the business case for female financial empowerment every day with their own success stories. We help them drive profits and grow their programs through three key operational areas.

Peer Learning

Peer Learning

Members learn from one another, sharing best practices to accelerate the learning curve.
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Research & Knowledge

Research & Knowledge

GBA members stay on the cutting edge of the Women’s Market with our essential business resources.
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Impact

Impact

We use our voice to advocate for desired policy change and financially empower women around the world.
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Investing in women: Smart for companies, smart for countries

GBA has a strong international presence, with dozens of members
working to financially empower women and boost economies around the world.


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Latest News

Letter from Inez: November 2016

In her November letter, Alliance CEO Inez Murray looks at the gathering global momentum around women’s economic empowerment.

2017 GBA Summit to be Hosted by RBS in London

The Global Banking Alliance for Women and Royal Bank of Scotland Group are pleased to announce that the 2017 GBA Summit will be held November 14 to 16 in London.

New Member Spotlight: KCB Bank Kenya

GBA’s most recent member in Africa traces its roots to 1896, when KCB Group was formed.