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.
Alliance CEO Inez Murray shares what’s ahead for the GBA in 2016 in her January Letter.
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Our most recent member is located in Lao PDR — an extremely competitive banking market that features nearly 40 banks for a population of 6.8 million.