Day 1: October 24, 2017

Theme: Digital Financial Services

Opening Keynote

9:00AM - 9:15AM


Opening Plenary Session: Making Finance Work for Women

  • Ineke Bussemaker, NMB Bank
  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian, Women’s World Banking
  • Mark Napier, FSD Africa
  • Muna Sukhtian, Microfund for Women

9:15AM - 10:15AM


Break

10:15AM - 10:45AM


Keynote

10:45AM - 11:00AM


Plenary Session: What is the State of Digital Financial Services?

  • Diana Boncheva Gooley, Women’s World Banking
  • Elizabeth Kellison, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Marie Kyle, BIMA
  • Olivia White, McKinsey & Company

11:00AM - 12:00PM


Lunch

12:00PM - 1:00PM


RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

1:00PM - 1:15PM


Plenary Session: Designing for Behavior Change

  • Alex Blau, ideas42
  • Marina Dimova, Women's World Banking
  • Ruth Goodwin-Groen, Better Than Cash Alliance; UNCDF
  • Matt Wallaert, An N of 1

1:15PM - 2:15PM


Break

2:15PM - 2:45PM


Design Workshops

(three simultaneous sessions)

credit

 

insurance

  • Karim Fanous, Lead Foundation

savings

2:45PM - 4:15PM


Break

4:15PM - 4:45PM


Keynote

4:45PM - 5:00PM


End of Day Conversation

5:00PM - 5:30PM


Reception

5:30PM - 6:30PM

 

Day 2: October 25, 2017

Morning Theme: Drivers of Women's Financial Inclusion

Plenary Session: Africa Leads: Policymakers Empowering Women

  • Charity Dhliwayo, Graca Machel Trust - New Faces New Voices Zimbabwe Trust
  • Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula, Bank of Zambia
  • Karen Miller, Women’s World Banking

9:00AM - 10:00AM


Break

10:00AM - 10:30AM


Breakout Sessions: What Drives Greater Outreach to Women?

(three simultaneous sessions)

Gender Diversity and Leadership for Innovation

  • Gladness Clara Deogratias, NMB Bank
  • Stephen Frost, Frost Included
  • Laura Hemrika, Credit Suisse
  • Angela Sun, Bloomberg

Gender Lens Impact Investing

  • Anne-Marie Chidzero, Alitheia Identity
  • CJ Juhasz, Women’s World Banking Asset Management
  • Henriette Kolb, IFC

New and Emerging Platforms for Financial Inclusion

  • Ismail Ahmed, World Remit
  • Rose Muturi, Tala

10:30AM - 11:30AM


Break

11:30AM - 12:00PM


Debates

  • Bonney Tunya, CNBC Africa

12:00PM - 1:00PM


Networking Lunch

1:00PM - 2:00PM

 

Afternoon Theme: Key Segments to Reach

Keynote

2:00PM - 2:15PM


Plenary Session: Ensuring Safety and Opportunity for Girls

  • Supun Dias, Hatton National Bank
  • Uzoma Dozie, Diamond Bank
  • Sarah Hendriks, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian, Women's World Banking

2:15PM - 3:45PM


Break

3:45PM - 4:15PM


RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

4:15PM - 4:30PM


Plenary Session: Financing Women-Owned SMEs in the Global Supply Chain

  • Douglas Brew, Unilever
  • Bonney Tunya, CNBC Africa

4:30PM - 5:30PM


Closing Conversation: Looking Ahead: The Next Five Years in Women's Financial Inclusion

5:30PM - 6:00PM