Date: Monday, March 6th | 5:30 – 8:00pm (Panel and Free Networking Reception)
Venue: FINCA, 1201 15th Street, NW Washington, DC 20005, NAHB Auditorium
Structure: Panel discussion moderated by Andrée Simon, CEO of FINCA Microfinance Holding Company, followed by networking reception
Contact: [email protected]
Panelists: Greta Bull, CGAP and World Bank; Susan Lund, McKinsey Global Institute; Ann Miles, The MasterCard Foundation; Patricia Nwobodo, Rowet Private Equity and Rowet Capital Management, Abuja; Savannah Bank, Lagos.
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Can’t make our panel in Washington, DC? Watch “Is FinTech the Key to Closing the Gender Gap” via Facebook Live. You can also join the discussion by following @FINCA on Twitter and using the hashtag #IWD2017.
Financial technology (“FinTech”) is revolutionizing the way low-income people in developing countries access financial resources and transact with each other and the world: from enabling mobile payments that reduce expensive trips to a bank branch, to digital savings accounts, to accessing credit, to paying for solar power in affordable daily installments. Women in particular, long disproportionately held back by poverty, have much to gain. Technology has the potential to unlock markets and enable previously “unbanked” groups to access services at an unprecedented scale and velocity.
FINCA is a microfinance and social enterprise pioneer and innovator. We develop and provide sustainable, market-based solutions to enable full participation in the economy for all people and all communities. We are convening our second annual International Women’s Day roundtable discussion to shine a spotlight on what Fintech in emerging