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Increasing Women's Financial Protection - What Can Insurance Do?

April 20, 2017 | 10:00am

The socioeconomic status of women across the world is rising. They earn more and their power to influence household spending is increasing. Yet, their ability to mitigate financial risk for themselves, their assets, and their families remains low. Participants will discuss the role the insurance industry and its stakeholders can play in increasing financial protection for women from all income levels, while strengthening their participation in the economy.  


Head, Emerging Customers, AXA Group

Chief Product Development Officer, Women’s World Banking

CEO, International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation

Chairperson, Insurance Board of Sri Lanka

Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Affairs Canada

Senior Associate Editor, The Atlantic

Vice President, New Business, IFC

Head, Gender Secretariat, IFC

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