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Women Must Work 25 Years More to Retire with Same Funds as Men

According to Westpac’s recently released Women & Retirement Readiness Report, there is a $121,000 gap between super balances (retirement funds) of men and women.

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Ecuador’s Largest Bank Joins GBA

Banco Pichincha, Ecuador’s largest and oldest private financial institution, has joined the Global Banking Alliance for Women.

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GBA Advisory Board Chair Marcela Navarro Awarded World of Difference 100 Award

Marcela Navarro, Head of Customer Innovation and Executive Business Manager to the CEO of the Corporate Banking Division at RBS in the UK and Chair of GBA’s Advisory Board was recently awarded the TIAW World of Difference 100 Award.

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Letter from Inez: November 2013

GBA Chief Executive Inez Murray’s November letter focuses on the power of mentoring and peer learning.

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New Member Spotlight: HBL

Our newest member in South Asia, HBL (Habib Bank Limited) is the largest commercial bank in Pakistan. Sima Kamil, Head of Retail and Consumer Banking, spoke with the GBA about her bank’s decision to join the Alliance.

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Westpac Hosts Bankers, Experts from Across Globe

GBA members from Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the USA visited Westpac’s headquarters in Sydney on the week of November 4th for a comprehensive Study Tour.

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Banks in LAC Discuss Women’s Market Opportunity

GBA and FOMIN hosted the panel “The Women’s Market: Are You Overlooking The World’s Largest Emerging Economy?” at FELABAN’s Annual Assembly.

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GBA Welcomes New Board Members

The GBA is thrilled to welcome two senior bankers from leading banks as its newest board members, Tania Moussallem and Lisa Ronson.

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What’s Holding Women Back in Finance?

Nancy Lee, General Manager of the Multilateral Investment Fund, posted a blog titled “Growth in Women’s Businesses: the role of finance,” where she discusses the entrepreneurship gap.

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Letter from Inez: October 2013

Inez Murray discusses the GBA’s growth in the MENA region in her October letter.

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New Member Spotlight: Bank al Etihad

Our newest member in the Middle East and North African region, Bank Al Etihad is located in Jordan and Palestine. Nadia Al Saeed, CEO, spoke with the Global Banking Alliance for Women about her bank’s decision to join the Alliance.

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Westpac Sponsors GBA

As one of its founding banks in 2000, Westpac marks a new milestone for the GBA, becoming the first member bank to also financially sponsor the Alliance.

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