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For Companies, Steps to Prevent Gender-Based Violence

Mar 5, 2020

For Companies, Steps to Prevent Gender-Based Violence

Experts point to actions that CEOs and company executives can take to protect employees.

What’s Next for the<br />Women’s Insurance Market?

Mar 5, 2020

What’s Next for the
Women’s Insurance Market?

Sherrill Quintana, a client of Insular Life, recognized the value of insurance when her bank shut down in 2008 and her business was in jeopardy. Her policy was “a life-saver,” she said.

“There’s Nothing But Opportunity”

Mar 5, 2020

“There’s Nothing But Opportunity”

An interview with Asahi Pompey, President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, on what she’s learned about investing in women.

Breaking Barriers in Papua New Guinea’s Automotive Industry

Mar 4, 2020

Breaking Barriers in Papua New Guinea’s Automotive Industry

Growing up in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, Doris Meliwane was fascinated with vehicles. It was a fascination that stayed with her. Doris now teaches and fixes motor vehicles and was one of the female pioneers in the automotive industry in PNG’s capital, Port Moresby.

Kiribati’s first Female Structural Engineer

Mar 3, 2020

Kiribati’s first Female Structural Engineer

When Laavanete Juliano graduated with an honors degree in 2017, she became the first female structural engineer in Kiribati. Now she’s working as an officer in charge at the Quality Control and Inspection Unit in the Ministry of Infrastructure and Sustainable Energy.

Gender Inequality Perspective from a CEO in Tonga

Mar 3, 2020

Gender Inequality Perspective from a CEO in Tonga

Rosamond Carter Bing believes she’s well placed to help drive change and push for gender inequality in Tonga.

A Pacific Trailblazer – the CEO of Tonga Development Bank

Mar 3, 2020

A Pacific Trailblazer – the CEO of Tonga Development Bank

As head of TDB, Leta oversaw the introduction of Ave Pa’Anga Pau (“Send Money Securely”) voucher, a cashless, compliant, and stable remittance product for Tongans living overseas to send money home - developed by IFC and TDB, with support from the governments of Australia and New Zealand. This is Leta’s story.

From Netball to Rugby, Raijieli is Making a Difference for Girls in Fiji

Mar 3, 2020

From Netball to Rugby, Raijieli is Making a Difference for Girls in Fiji

Raijieli Daveuwa was a netball national rep before she switched to sevens rugby. She is only one of fewer than 300 female rugby players in a country, said to have the world’s largest talent pool for male sevens rugby players. Daveuwa is now one of the senior players and occasionally captains the Fiji national women’s rugby team. This is her story.

Priya Cooks her Way to the Top

Mar 1, 2020

Priya Cooks her Way to the Top

Growing up in Sigatoka, Priya’s passion for cuisine was fueled by fresh foods and vegetables that were widely available and grown in her backyard. This is her story.

Banking on Nigeria's Dynamic Women Entrepreneurs

Jan 20, 2020

Banking on Nigeria's Dynamic Women Entrepreneurs

Capacity building programs can help women entrepreneurs to grow their business. In Nigeria, IFC is working with Access Bank to do just that.