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 April letter, Alliance CEO Inez Murray explores the outcomes of the recent AFI conference on women’s financial inclusion and the actions we need to take to close the gender gap in financial access.
GBA Chief Executive Inez Murray recently spoke on a panel at the AFI conference Bridging the Gap: Commitments and Actions for Women’s Financial Inclusion.
Turkey’s TEB Bank hosted GBA members and partners from 8 countries at its Istanbul headquarters for a comprehensive Study Tour highlighting its non-financial services.