Sustainable development? Unsustainable without women
The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth recently partnered with Sattva to host the Asia Inclusive Growth Forum on the sidelines of the B20 in India, gathering private and social sector stakeholders to share insights on what it will take to accelerate inclusive growth across Asia and close the continent’s gender gap.
At the top of the list: making the long-term digitization of economies more equitable. That can be done in part through open-source APIs and citizen-owned data, improving access to credit for women entrepreneurs, and forging partnerships to extend the benefits of digitization to women in rural areas.