Blog Posts by Aeriel Emig
It is Time to Reclaim the “Globalist” Narrative
18 Jul 2018Blog
Globalization has brought tremendous benefits to the world and we must continue to embrace, not reject it, writes FINCA President and CEO, Rupert Scofield.
Philanthrocapitalism in the Age of Charitable Billionaires
25 Jun 2018Blog
Applying business acumen to charitable activity is not a sin unless the desire for greater profit starts to creep in at the expense of the social good.
African Women Are Succeeding in Business, but Sexism Holds Them Back
1 Jun 2018Blog
African women are rising above unfavorable life circumstances to create businesses that will drive growth throughout the continent. But, institutional and cultural sexism continues to curtail their potential.
Preparing African Youth: The Importance of Developing Financial Literacy at a Young Age
15 May 2018Blog
If societies are to flourish, young people must be prepared for success.
What We Want to See in the Global Findex
18 Apr 2018Blog
On April 19, the World Bank releases the next Findex, measuring global progress towards financial inclusion. Our President and CEO, Rupert Scofield, shares what we hope to see.
Lessons from the Developing World: How to Beat the Demographic Time Bomb
16 Apr 2018Blog
Developed and developing nations share something in common: a need to double-down on women’s empowerment and gender equality.
The Link Between Financial Inclusion, Energy and Health
6 Apr 2018Blog
Expanding access to financial services and clean, reliable energy has an important role to play in improving health outcomes for those living at the bottom of the economic pyramid.
World Water Day 2018
29 Mar 2018Blog
A week after World Water Day, let’s consider what we can do to better the lives of the 663 million people who live without a safe water supply nearby.
How Energy Poverty Affects Wellbeing
26 Mar 2018Blog
Despite significant progress, energy poverty continues to threaten the wellbeing of low-income, off-grid families. FINCA is working to change this.
What We Can Learn from the Financial Times Africa Payments Innovation Summit
15 Mar 2018Blog
Rupert Scofield debates with leaders in mobile and financial services how new technologies can promote growth in the mobile payments system market.