Gender Smart | March 10, 2017

Impact investors celebrate International Women’s Day

The team at


Women Rising

The reports, blog posts and announcements were flying fast and furious on International Women’s Day as impact investors celebrated women.

Omidyar Network’s Jenny Johnston offered recommendations for financial services providers to better serve the 1.1 billion women left out of the formal financial system.

Calvert Foundation’s Najada Kumbuli dug into Calvert’s data to ask, do women invest differently?

Kristin Hull of the Nia Community Fund shared a few ways to align your personal finances with the values of equality (but not on March 8: Hull’s office was closed in support of “Day Without Women”).

Village Capital’s Greg Bennett penned an ode to his female colleagues.

Women Effect’s Suzanne Biegel announced on March 8 that she is taking the project’s archive and resources to the Wharton Social Impact Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, where she’ll be a senior gender lens investing advisor.

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