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Gender and Digital Worldviews: Divergent User Perspectives On Data Collection and Use

Recent interviews with low and middle-income men and women suggest women see data use violations far differently than men do, and that DFS providers should take this into account.

By Daryl Collins & Derry Moore
Jul 21, 2021

Digital Lending in Kenya: Willingness vs. Capacity to Repay

Capacity needs to be much more of a factor in high-tech decision-making about who gets a loan. How can this be done?

By Maria Gabriela Coloma Ponce de Leon
Jun 09, 2021

Inclusive Fintech 50 Launches 2021 Competition: Driving Innovation in an Era of Uncertainty

Winners will have access to support tools, enhanced networks, and will be recognized as trailblazers in inclusive fintech.

By Malika Anand
Jun 03, 2021

Reducing Bias in Algorithmic Decisions Cannot Rely on “Blind” Approaches

Exploring the challenges and tradeoffs of using sensitive attribute data for detecting discrimination in the context of evolving data protection norms and regulations

By Alex Kessler & Jacobo Menajovsky
May 25, 2021

Help Wanted: A Global Push Toward Algorithmic Fairness

A conversation with Sonja Kelly of Women’s World Banking and Alex Rizzi of CFI on why algorithmic bias is an important and timely topic.

By Alexandra (Alex) Rizzi & Sonja Kelly
Apr 27, 2021

Climate Change is Exacerbating Obstacles to COVID-19 Recovery for MSMEs in Nigeria

MSME owners in Lagos that experienced a climate shock in the past five years are having a harder time recovering from COVID-19 than peers who never experienced a climate shock.

By Eric Noggle
Apr 26, 2021

Leveraging Digital Financial Capability to Drive Women’s Financial Inclusion

While digital financial services are not a silver bullet for financial inclusion, financial capability must grow digitally. Here's how to get there.

By Julia Arnold & Marina Dimova
Apr 22, 2021

Discussing Moratoria and Other Pandemic-Era Measures, a Q&A with FINCA Impact Finance

The organization’s chief operating and marketing officers discuss measures taken and lessons learned during the global crisis.

By Caren Robb & Seth B. Spiro
Apr 19, 2021

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