Building Back Better through Inclusive Solutions

Event: ADB's Southeast Asia Development Symposium (SEADS 2022): Sustainable Solutions for Southeast Asia’s Recovery

Building Back Better through Inclusive Solutions

16 March 2022

With COVID-19 hurting the most vulnerable in Southeast Asia, countries need to focus on solutions that would create opportunities and bolster well-being of people hurt the most by the pandemic, including women and girls and the poor, said leaders at the third Southeast Asia Asia Development Symposium (SEADS).

At the CNBC-moderated opening plenary panel, “Building Back Better through Inclusive Solutions,” speakers agreed on the need for relevant sectors to collaborate to foster an inclusive recovery for the region.


  • Lisa Oake, CNBC Catalyst
  • Ahmed M. Saeed, Vice-President for East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific, ADB
  • Benjamin Diokno, Governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • Sofia Sprechmann Sineiro, Secretary General, CARE International
  • Shamina Singh, Executive Vice-President for Sustainability, Mastercard; Founder and President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
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Learning Event


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