Ceniarth’s Diane Isenberg: ‘I am a gender-lens investor’

  • The $400 million family office deployed over $40 million last year in global funds and enterprises that, given the role of women in underserved rural communities, must attend to gender and power dynamics in underserved communities. “Yet, I still did not consider myself a gender-lens investor,” Isenberg writes in a guest post in ImpactAlpha. Now, she does.
  • What changed? In short, Suzanne Biegel’s Gender-Smart Investing Summit in London last year.

TheBoardroom gets CDC backing to double women on boards in Africa

  • The U.K. development finance institution CDC is committing £1.6 million ($2.8 million) to TheBoardroom Africa to help double the number of women occupying company board seats in Africa by 2028.