March 8th 2017 marks International Women's Day, an annual celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world, as well as a chance to promote gender equality in the workplace and wider society.
We are not only rethinking and reimagining how people shop, bank, dine, and travel, we have an incredible potential to address a very real societal problem: the growing number of unbanked and underbanked individuals.
The world is undergoing an unstoppable digital transformation, affecting every aspect of people’s day-to-day lives. In almost every respect, these changes are positive – expanding financial inclusion, making it easier for consumers to access products and services in more convenient ways; allowing friends and family to share their experiences instantly; and putting more information in the hands of more people at greater speed. These changes are also impacting governments by increasing transparency; improving efficiency; and creating new opportunities for citizens to connect with their elected representatives.