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Mar 8, 2021
A Woman’s Fight to Make Her Way In Mali’s Beef Industry
The inspiring story of the only female CEO in the nation’s meat-processing sector.
Feb 22, 2021
In Latin America, A New Breed of Investors Prizes Gender Diversity
Investors are insisting the companies they finance make hiring, retaining and promoting women a priority.
Jul 28, 2020
For Black Women Economists,
A Rallying Cry
The Sadie Collective promotes pathways for Black women in economics, finance, and public policy.
May 27, 2020
First Person: Online Business Strategies Mark New Era in Brazzaville
As expats closely watch developments in the Republic of the Congo, some entrepreneurs refine their marketing strategies.
May 26, 2020
Finance2Equal Tanzania: Closing Gender Gaps in Tanzania’s Financial Services Sector
In Tanzania, IFC’s Finance2Equal program is working with five banks and two insurance companies to help the institutions better serve and support women. The program is also helping to enhance the capacity of women to access quality jobs in financial institutions.
May 13, 2020
Lessons for COVID-19-era CEOs
Engage with governments and “lead with empathy,” this Corporate Social Responsibility expert advises the private sector.
May 13, 2020
A Senegalese Influencer’s Mission: Saving Lives via Social Media
An influencer—and IFC Insights team member—discovers how messages can be repurposed to help society stay connected and healthy.
Apr 17, 2020
Uncertainty, Fear, and Coronavirus: The New Reality for Africa’s Entrepreneurs
“This is just a completely new animal,” says Ada Osakwe, the founder of Nigeria’s Agrolay Ventures and Nuli Juice, says. “Things are changing every second.”
Apr 9, 2020
Mali’s Shea Nut Industry Takes Root—and Women Farmers Benefit
A processing plant is expected to increase incomes of 120,000 small suppliers of shea butter, nearly all of them women living in poverty.
Mar 19, 2020
New Financing Tools Empower Turkey’s Women Entrepreneurs
Gender bond offers owners of small businesses opportunities to find financing—and equal economic footing.