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The Hidden Economics of Remarkable Women (HERO)

Broadcast: September 4, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

Hosted by Reena Ninan, HERO delves into all the obstacles blocking women from their full financial potential and looks at how microfinance can best be put to use.

On this program you will meet:

  • Kudret a Turkish Grameen Foundation/Kiva microcredit recipient who shares the impact microfinance has had on her personally.
  • Roshaneh Zafar discuses her experiences launching the Kashf Foundation, the first microfinance institution in Pakistan and the largest loan provider to women in the country.
  • Ada Osakwe, founder of the Nuli Juice Company, about the various obstacles she overcame to expand her business – including her first store almost getting destroyed in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • World Bank Financial Inclusion Expert Mahesh Uttamchandani shares the financial solutions he is most excited about.

Listen to this episode: Click here.