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.
Women make or influence up to 80% of household buying decisions worldwide.
73% of women globally report being unsatisfied with their banking services.
Up to 33% of private businesses are owned or operated by women internationally.
80% of women-owned small and medium enterprises with credit needs are un-served or under-served.
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.
GBA has a strong international presence, with dozens of members
working to financially empower women and boost economies around the world.
In her May letter, Inez surveys the global state of women’s financial inclusion and highlights how the Alliance is working to close the gender gap
While the world has overall become more financially inclusive over the last three years, there remains a stubborn 7 percent gender gap in global financial inclusion
Dozens attended the WBG/IMF Spring Meetings side event, “Turning Data into Action: Driving Financial Inclusion for Women”