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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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NDB Launches Women In Business Products, Website

GBA member National Development Bank (NDB) of Papua New Guinea previewed the offerings at their March Summit.

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Diamond Bank, WWB Team up for Women in Nigeria

GBA members Women’s World Banking and Diamond Bank are forming a partnership to advance female financial inclusion in Nigeria.

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Latest Findex Results Released

The World Bank’s Global Financial Inclusion Database looks at how people in 148 countries save, borrow, make payments and manage risk.

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Women Entrepreneurs for Peace in Afghanistan

Despite many barriers in finding common ground in the political arena, the language of business seems to be the exception.

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