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Westpac CEO Makes Fortune 50 List of Top Businesspeople

The bank also honored its Director of Women’s Markets, Larke Riemer, with its inaugural Women of Influence Award.

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New Member Spotlight: Scotiabank

GBA’s latest member is Canada’s Scotiabank, one of North America’s premier financial institutions.

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Garanti, EBRD Partner for Women in Business Across Turkey

GBA members Garanti and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development are partnering on the initiative, which focuses on women-owned SMEs.

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BLC Bank Launches Phase II of We Initiative Media Push

BLC Bank launched the second phase of its direct media campaign (on television) to inform the Lebanese society in general and women in particular about the We Initiative.

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Dfcu Launches Women Business Advisory Council

The Board of Directors of GBA member dfcu Limited resolved to set up a Women Business Advisory Council that will assist the bank in reaching out to its customers and stakeholders.

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Cherie Blair Foundation, AFFORD Develop Women in Business

The African Foundation for Development – Sierra Leone has partnered with GBA member the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to develop the next generation of role model businesswomen.

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African Women’s Economic Summit Looks for Solutions to Women’s Financial Exclusion

This past July GBA Member New Faces New Voices in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) hosted the second African Women’s Economic Summit (AWES).

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IFC Report – Private Sector Finance Can Work for a Sustainable Future

“Money Moves: How Private Sector Finance Can Work for a Sustainable Future,” presents the challenges, strategies and possible solutions for getting the private sector involved in social and sustainable initiatives.

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AfDB Reiterates Support for Women’s Empowerment

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has pledged its continued support for women’s empowerment in the continent.

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WeConnect, Cherie Blair Foundation, US State Dept. Team up for Women Entrepreneurs

The US State Department is launching its Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative with GBA members WEConnect and the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.

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New Member Spotlight: WeConnect International

The GBA’s latest member is WEConnect International, a corporate-led global non-profit that helps build sustainable communities and economic growth by empowering women business owners.

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NFNV to Host 2nd African Women’s Economic Summit

GBA member New Faces New Voices will host the Summit, “African Women: Financing The Future,” in July in Nigeria, along with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the African Development Bank (AfDB).

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