[VIDEO] The Business Case for Financing Women—ADB PSOD

Event: 2021 ADB Asia and the Pacific Virtual Gender Forum l The Power to Transform: Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific

[VIDEO] The Business Case for Financing Women—ADB PSOD

25 November 2021
Author / Speaker: 
Sucharita Mukherjee, Kaleidofin Private Limited, India - Other materials by the author
Debbie Watkins, Lucy - Other materials by the author
Vineet Sukumar, Vivriti Asset Management (VAM) - Other materials by the author
Rusudan Baratashvili, Bank of Georgia - Other materials by the author
Amanda Satterly, ADB - Other materials by the author

In this 60-minute session, ADB’s Private Sector Financial Institutions Division will showcase financial institutions which are banking women in innovative ways. The session will provide insights into different financial institutions’ journeys to identify and capture the business opportunity that women borrowers present.  Founders and CEOs of financial institutions and neo banks will share their experiences on how they use creative business models to finance women.


  • Christine Engstrom, Director, Private Sector Financial Institutions Division, Asian Development Bank
  • Amanda Satterly, Senior Social Development Specialist (Gender and Development), Private Sector Operations Department, Asian Development Bank
  • Sucharita Mukherjee, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kaleidofin
  • Debbie Watkins, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lucy
  • Vineet Sukumar, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vivriti Asset Management (VAM)
  • Rusudan Baratashvili, Head, SME Value Added Service Development Department, Bank of Georgia

Link: https://www.adb.org/womens-finance-exchange

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