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New Member Spotlight: Visión Banco

Our most recent member in Latin America, Visión Banco in Paraguay, has the widest geographic coverage of any bank in the country and was the first to offer a product that targets women. We spoke with Visión about the program, their latest Women’s Market strategy and joining the GBA.

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No Ceilings Report Tackles Gender Inequality

The launch event for the No Ceilings report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation was held March 9 in New York. Here, GBA recaps the event and takes a look at some of its key takeaways.

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Save the Date: 2015 GBA Annual Summit

The Global Banking Alliance for Women 2015 Annual Summit will be hosted by Itaú Unibanco in São Paulo, Brazil, from September 29 to October 1. Mark your calendars now for this one-of-a-kind meeting of the minds.

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GBA Celebrates International Women’s Day 2015

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of GBA member bank customers who are Making it Happen, with the steadfast support of their banks.

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Letter from Inez: February 2015

CEO Inez Murray’s February letter features a look at the recent Study Tour to Westpac in Sydney, Australia.

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Westpac Study Tour Brings Alliance Members to Sydney

GBA members from Latin America, Africa, the Pacific Islands, Europe and the United States recently traveled to Westpac’s headquarters in Sydney to learn how the world’s most successful Women’s Market program is implemented across the bank.

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Program Launch: BHD León

The Alliance’s latest Women’s Market program launch comes from the Dominican Republic’s Banco BHD León. The Mujer Mujer gender initiative, which was rolled out Feb. 20, features a comprehensive value proposition to support women in achieving their life goals.

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Best Practices in Sex-disaggregated Data in the Financial System: The Case of Chile

The Superintendencia de Bancos e Instituciones Financieras de Chile has collected and analyzed sex-disaggregated data from banks for the past 14 years. GBA interviews the researchers and looks at their latest report, which offers some interesting findings on the Women’s Market in Chile.

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The World Celebrates International Women’s Day

From Albania to the United States, corporations, women’s groups, schools, governments, charities and individuals around the world are honoring the achievements of women this March 8 with events ranging from informal gatherings to massive, highly organized celebrations.

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Alliance CEO Inez Murray Speaks at FWA Meeting

GBA Chief Executive Inez Murray served on a panel at the Feb. 4, 2015, meeting of the Financial Women’s Association, sharing insights on the power of the female economy during a panel titled “A Rising Tide: The Untapped Global Women’s Market.”

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Julie Weeks highlights GBA’s work in Enterprising Women

GBA Governing Board member Julie Weeks recently penned an op/ed in Enterprising Women highlighting the problem of access to capital for women entrepreneurs and the role GBA is playing in solving it.

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Letter from Inez: January 2015

CEO Inez Murray’s January 2015 letter discusses the progress made toward achieving the goals set out in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

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