Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Context of Financial Inclusion

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Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Context of Financial Inclusion

Time: October 26, 2021 from 9am to 10:30am
Location: "Washington DC time"
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: CGD, Data2X, and FinEquity
Latest Activity: Oct 26

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In this event co-hosted by CGD, Data2X, and FinEquity, we will launch an initiative to identify and test a core set of WEE indicators for financial inclusion. To kick it off this session will explore how best to measure women’s economic empowerment in the context of financial inclusion projects, initiatives, and investments. Researchers, practitioners, and investors will share their ongoing efforts to encourage financial institutions to collect and utilize gender data, as well as how project teams are integrating WEE measures into their monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

PANEL 1: How Can We Motivate Financial Institutions to Collect Gender Data?

PANELLISTS

  • Rebecca Ruf, (Financial Alliance for Women) on behalf of Data2X/Women Financial Inclusion Data Partnership
  • Antonique Koning, Gender Lead, CGAP
  • Wendy Teleki, Head, We-Fi Secretariat

MODERATOR

  • Mayra Buvinic, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

PANEL 2: WEE Indicators for Financial Inclusion: What Should We Prioritize?

PANELLISTS

  • Anita Raj, Tata Chancellor Professor of Society and Health, Director of the Center on Gender Equity and Health, Principal Scientist on EMERGE
  • Andrew Brudevold-Newman, Economist, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
  • Rathi Mani-Kandt, Head of Women’s Economic Empowerment, CARE USA

MODERATOR

  • Diana Dezso, Facilitator, FinEquity/CGAP
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2021 - 9:00AM TO 10:30AM WASHINGTON DC TIME

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