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13th EVPA Annual Conference – Guiding Lights

Event Date: 
10 November 2017 - 1:00am
Sentralen, Storgata 28A, Oslo 0184 , Norway

Session: Advancing the economic empowerment of women by Investing with a Gender Lens – Lessons learned and alliances built

Friday November 10, 2017

11:15 – 12:45

Impact investors increasingly include gender lens as an attractive tool to provide social and financial returns. The level of involvement and experience within this field vary among EVPA members. In this session we will learn from experienced gender lens investors who will present their practices and experience, and discuss steps to build a complete value chain for empowering women. The session will include learnings from the Expert Session on the first day of the conference.


Dr. Leonora Buckland, Researcher , ESADE

Maria Lee, Assistant Director and Regional Coordinator for Europe, WOCAN

Alice Steinbrück , Director Strategy and Programmes, Vodafone Institute

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