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New Faces New Voices Conference Features Theopista Sekitto as Speaker

GBA Africa Ambassador Theopista Sekitto spoke on behalf of the alliance at the 3rd African Women’s Economic Empowerment Summit in Zambia, hosted by member New Faces New Voices in conjunction with the AfDb.

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Access Bank Unveils ‘W’ Initiative

Access BankAccess Bank Plc recently unveiled the ‘W’ initiative, promoting greater gender equality and fostering development in the female economy in Nigeria.

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Ensuring Inclusive Growth for Women’s Economic Potential in Africa

Africa’s economic potential is poised for growth: the World Bank’s Africa Pulse states that nearly a quarter of African countries grew at a rate of 7% or higher in 2012.

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Letter from Inez: July 2014

Inez Murray’s July letter discusses details of the 2014 Annual GBA Summit.

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Countdown to D.C. Summit

The Annual GBA Summit is now entering its 13th year and is the only conference focusing exclusively on what financial institutions can do to drive the female economy forward.

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Driving Growth at Banks

With the support of McKinsey & Co., GBA has undertaken a research study that explores the choices bankers make around growth strategies and the thought processes that drive those decisions.

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Harnessing the Power of the Purse

A report from the Center for Talent Innovation offers insights into how financial institutions can better tap opportunities in the female economy.

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New Member Spotlight: G&T Continental

Our most recent member in Central America, G&T Continental, has a 25 percent share of the SME market in El Salvado. Silvia Lorena Rubio, G&T’s General Manager, explains how her bank intends to empower women as part of a strategic plan to expand its SME reach.

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GBA Member Dr. Victoria Kisyombe Honored with Vital Voices’ Global Leadership Award

Dr. Victoria Kisyombe, Founder & CEO of Selfina, was awarded the Economic Empowerment Award.

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GBA Welcomes New Vice-Chairs to Governing Board Executive Committee

The GBA is delighted to welcome Tania Moussallem as Vice-Chair of its Governing Board Executive Committee. Tania was elected as co-Vice-chair along with Eduardo Ferreira.

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Itaú Unibanco Becomes GBA Anchor Bank in Latin America

The GBA is delighted to welcome Itau as its Latin America anchor bank, with the election of Eduardo Ferreira as Vice-Chair of its Governing Board.

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GBA Member in DRC RAWBANK Launches RAWLadies

RAWBank announced the launch of RAWLadies, an innovative platform that focuses on creating an enabling environment within the bank to promote women to senior positions.

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