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#IWD2021: Women in Hong Kong Building a Better Future for Asia – Chaoni Huang, BNP Paribas

Apr 7, 2021

#IWD2021: Women in Hong Kong Building a Better Future for Asia – Chaoni Huang, BNP Paribas

Sustainability as an industry has attracted more women than many others, and the sector in Hong Kong is no exception. To celebrate #IWD2021, IFC has launched a series of interviews with women in the Fragrant Harbour who are championing the sustainability agenda in Asia. Our next interview is with Chaoni Huang, Head of Sustainable Capital Markets for Global Markets, Asia Pacific at BNP Paribas.

Caribbean Women Fight Through the Challenge of COVID-19

Mar 29, 2021

Caribbean Women Fight Through the Challenge of COVID-19

Women in the region are innovating—and challenging gender stereotypes—in response to the pandemic.

Juggling Jobs and Childcare

Mar 24, 2021

Juggling Jobs and Childcare

As companies consider subsidized or free childcare services for their workers' children, government policies are evolving to meet the need for standardization and regulation.

Harvesting Stability for India’s Salt Farmers

Mar 8, 2021

Harvesting Stability for India’s Salt Farmers

Empowering the 15,000 women who help produce three quarters of India's salt with sustainable technology and working to help them break the cycle of poverty.

A Woman’s Fight to Make Her Way In Mali’s Beef Industry

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.

In Latin America, A New Breed of Investors Prizes Gender Diversity

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.

In Afghanistan, Women Entrepreneurs Keep the Dream Alive

Jan 6, 2021

In Afghanistan, Women Entrepreneurs Keep the Dream Alive

Targeted IFC support is helping women entrepreneurs weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

For Black Women Economists, <br />A Rallying Cry

Jul 28, 2020

For Black Women Economists,
A Rallying Cry

The Sadie Collective promotes pathways for Black women in economics, finance, and public policy.

First Person: Online Business Strategies Mark New Era in Brazzaville

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.

Finance2Equal Tanzania: Closing Gender Gaps in Tanzania’s Financial Services Sector

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.