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 46 members
working to financially empower women and boost economies around the world.
The bank officially launched “Nisa,” which is Arabic for “women,” at a Nov. 17 event.
In Inez’s November letter, she discusses the latest happenings at the GBA and the link between security and women’s full inclusion.
The inaugural Women-20 Summit brought together representatives from 20 countries and two international organizations, including the GBA.