On November 7, 2018, Women’s World Banking will host its Making Finance Work for Women one-day event in New York City. More than 125 leaders from the financial services, investor, philanthropy, and technology communities will examine key issues in financial inclusion and advance innovations for low-income women through a variety of panel discussions and workshops. Please note that this agenda is tentative and may be subject to change. 


 9:00am – 9:10am:
Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:10am – 10:10am:
Plenary Session:
Priorities for Women’s Financial Inclusion

10:10am – 10:30am:
Fireside Chat:
Women Entrepreneurs

10:30am – 10:45am:
The Newest Research to Drive Action, Part I

Break (30 minutes)

11:15am – 11:50am:
The Newest Research to Drive Action, Part II

11:50am – 12:05pm:
Getting Down to Work: Choosing a Workshop Topic
Options include:
Investing with a Gender Lens;
Financing Women in the Supply Chain;
The Role of Technology in Driving Women’s Financial

12:05pm – 1:05pm:
Lunch

1:05pm – 2:45pm:
Workshops
Options include:
Investing with a Gender Lens;
Financing Women in the Supply Chain;
The Role of Technology in Driving Women’s Financial

Break (30 minutes)

3:15pm – 3:30pm:
Report Out on Workshops

3:30pm – 4:00pm:
Group Activity: New Perspectives

4:00pm – 5:00pm:
Closing Plenary Session:
Powering Economies by Investing in Women

5:00pm – 6:00pm:
Reception


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