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Westpac Reports on Women’s Finances by Generation

Westpac has found more than half of Gen Y women are delaying marriage and children until they are financially prepared.

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Babson Professor Greene Receives USASBE Entrepreneurial Advocacy Award

Greene serves as the National Academic Director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative and advisor to the 10,000 Women program.

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GBA Member Nordea Named Bank of Year in Denmark

For the third straight year, the Financial Times magazine The Banker has named Nordea bank of the year in Denmark.

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Report by GPFI and IFC Explores ‘Strengthening Access to Finance for Women-Owned SMEs in Developing Countries’

There are 8 to 10 million formal women-owned SMEs in emerging markets, but their average growth rate is much lower than that of similar organizations run by men.

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GBA Honored With World of Difference Awards

The International Alliance for Women awarded GBA Executive Director Teri Cavanagh, GBA Chair Lake Riemer and GBA Advisory Member Barbara Mowat.

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GBA Member Royal Bank of Scotland received two awards at the European Diversity Awards

GBA Member Royal Bank of Scotland received two awards at the European Diversity Awards.

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‘Women, Business and the Law 2012: Removing Barriers to Economic Inclusion’

The IFC’s 2012 report shows 36 economies reduced legal differences between men and women, but 103 out of 141 economies studied still impose legal differences on the basis of gender.

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IFC publishes ‘Telling our Story: Women and Business – Drivers of Development’

Women’s health, education, and labor force participation levels have risen considerably, raising living standards and strengthening societies worldwide.

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WorldBank Publishes World Development Report 2012

The report focuses on gender equality and development.

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IFC and WorldBank to Launch Women, Business and the Law 2012 Report

The study will look at removing barriers to economic inclusion.

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WWB CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian speaks at BSR Conference

The Chief Executive of Alliance member Women’s World Banking joined former Vice President Al Gore and other noteworthy speakers at the conference.

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Women’s World Banking Global Dinner Held in NYC

On March 21, 2011, more than 400 attendees gathered at Alliance member Women’s World Banking’s annual Global Dinner Celebration.

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