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S3E2: Dian Sastrowardoyo: Shaping Stories and Shattering Stereotypes
Makthar Diop and Indonesian actress Dian Sastrowardoyo discuss the intersections of philosophy, cinema, finance, and gender.
The Acceleration of Digitalization
IFC Managing Director Makhtar Diop's visit to Indonesia focused on unlocking the potential of the digital economy.
Her Home II: Housing Finance for Women
The study provides insights into the barriers women face in obtaining housing finance and what steps can be taken to overcome them.
IFC in Ukraine
As part of the broader World Bank Group’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, IFC has launched a $2 billion package to support the Ukrainian private sector.
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