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Alliance CEO Inez Murray Talks Women’s Market Opportunity

Inez Murray recently sat down with El Dinero, a financial news outlet based in the Dominican Republic, to discuss the power of the Women’s Market and the work Alliance member BHD León is doing to support it.

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Banco BHD León Honors ‘Women Who Change the World’

On June 23, GBA member Banco BHD León paid homage to women in the Dominican Republic who are enriching the lives of their families and communities with the Premio Mujeres que Cambian el Mundo. The winner of the award, Celida Marcelo Luis, owns a fish farm and has reinvested profits from her business into her community, improving local infrastructure, schools and more.

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GBA Board Member Steven Puig Delivers Keynote at World Bank Event

Steven Puig, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Banco BHD León, and an Alliance Board member, recently gave the keynote address at the World Bank’s Gender & the Economy Event.

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Letter from Inez: June 2015

CEO Inez Murray’s June letter looks at her visit to the Dominican Republic for BHD León’s Premio Mujeres que Cambian el Mundo ceremony.

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New Member Spotlight: bank muscat

The GBA’s first member in Oman, bank muscat is a leader in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) segment in the country. GBA spoke with Ilham Al-Hamaid, Assistant General Manager, SME Credit & Marketing & Regional Corporates, about the bank’s Women’s Market program.

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What She Wants: Developing a Tailored Value Proposition for Women Consumers of Financial Services

The Alliance is publishing a follow-up study to last year’s groundbreaking research that debunked four myths banks believe about the female economy. Delving further into these misconceptions, “What She Wants: Developing a Tailored Value Proposition for Women Customers of Financial Services” will help banks understand what women want from their financial services providers.

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2015 GBA Annual Summit: Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the Annual Summit of the Global Banking Alliance for Women, which will be hosted by Itaú Unibanco in São Paulo, Brazil, from September 29 to October 1.

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Letter from Inez: May 2015

In her May letter, CEO Inez Murray focuses on the launch of member Türk Ekonomi Bankasi’s (TEB) Women Banking program in Istanbul.

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Program Launch: Türk Ekonomi Bankasi (TEB Bank)

On Friday May 22, TEB Bank launched its Women’s Market program: TEB Women Banking. GBA sat down with Meral Guzel, Former Senior Manager of TEB Women Banking, to ask her about the program, why it was designed the way it is and what her hopes are for it.

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TEB Brings Its “Consultant Bank” Approach to Women’s Banking

Press Release: TEB’s comprehensive new Women’s Market program provides women-owned SMEs and women entrepreneurs with full support ranging from finance to consulting services.

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EBRD and Women in Business

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has a new and comprehensive strategy to support women-owned SMEs across its operating regions. Charlotte Ruhe, Director, Small Business Support at the EBRD, spoke with the GBA about why the bank has decided to focus on women and the program’s impact.

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BLC Case Study Highlights Women’s Market Success Story in Lebanon

GBA is proud to announce that the second in its Case Study series on members’ Women’s Market success stories will be released shortly.

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