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Theopista Sekitto Awarded World of Difference 100 Award

During the 2014 TIAW Global Forum, Theopista Sekitto, Head of Wholesale Banking of dfcu Bank and GBA Africa Ambassador was awarded the 2013 World of Difference 100 Award.

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Women’s Market Prominently Highlighted at IDB’s 2014 Annual Meeting

During its Annual Meeting in Bahia, Brazil, the Inter-American Development Bank emphasized the importance of private sector development, and highlighted the importance of focusing on the women’s market.

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Letter from Inez: March 2014

In her March letter, GBA Chief Executive Inez Murray describes her participation March 6 in a panel at the White House to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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Women’s Market Analytics Platform

As the only network of banks focused exclusively on the Women’s Market, the GBA is uniquely positioned to serve as a global repository of bank data on serving women. As such, GBA is launching its Women’s Market Analytics platform.

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Data 2X: Closing Gender Data Gaps

GBA partners with Data 2X, a global exercise created by former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, to close the gender data gap.

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High Growth Entrepreneurs — Are There Gender Differences?

New research conducted by Ernst & Young on behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank provides valuable information on general differences observed by gender and on what can be done to help women succeed.

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New Member Spotlight: Chase Bank Kenya

Our most recent member in Africa, Chase Bank Kenya , ranks number 15 in the Kenyan market, but as Marianne Nyangi, Head of Chase Woman explains, the bank lives and breaths a segment-based strategy, and is poised for significant growth.

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GBA Celebrates Women’s Empowerment at White House During International Women’s Day

GBA CEO Inez Murray participated in a panel discussion at the White House to celebrate International Women’s Day.

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IFC and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Launch $600 M Global Facility for Female Entrepreneurs

IFC and Goldman Sachs announced the launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Opportunity Facility, the first fund of its kind.

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Itaú Signs Commitment with Clinton Global Initiative to Support Growth of Women-led SMEs in Brazil

GBA member Itaú Unibanco signed a commitment with the Clinton Global Initiative during CGI Latin America to support 1,500 women-led small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

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Letter from Inez: February 2014

In her February letter, GBA Chief Executive Inez Murray discusses the link between Corporate Sustainability and a company taking a strategic approach to women.

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Westpac Ranked # 1 in Global 100

An extract of an interview with Siobhan Toohill, Head of Group Sustainability and Community at Westpac, where we explore what it takes to become the world’s most sustainable bank and how focusing on women has contributed to sustainability.

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