New Board members carry management in driving financial empowerment outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa and amongst younger women by digital monetary and funding literacy.
NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2022 — Ladies’s World Banking at present introduced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Administrators. This brings the variety of Board members to 12, together with two Honorary Administrators.
The brand new Board members are Zouera Youssoufou, CEO and Managing Director of Aliko Dangote Basis, and Seema Hingorani, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Funding Administration and Founder and Chair of Women Who Make investments.
Ms. Youssoufou is predicated in Lagos, Nigeria. As CEO of the Aliko Dangote Basis, the biggest personal basis in sub-Saharan Africa, she leads the inspiration’s efforts to enhance the well being, vitamin, schooling, and financial empowerment outcomes for Africans, primarily in Nigeria. Previous to becoming a member of the inspiration, Ms. Youssoufou spent 10 years with the World Financial institution Group in numerous capacities, starting from managing the International Ladies in Enterprise program on the Worldwide Finance Company to representing the group as a rustic supervisor in three Central African nations.
Ms. Youssoufou’s experience in sustainable improvement and entrepreneurship and her in depth data of African markets brings worthwhile expertise to the Board, significantly because the group focuses on the continued progress in Africa over the approaching years. Ladies’s World Banking works extensively in Nigeria, with extra packages in Uganda and Senegal, and plans to increase additional into Egypt and past within the years forward. “Advancing ladies’s financial empowerment is a trigger that’s extraordinarily vital to me, and I’m actually excited to work with Ladies’s World Banking’s Board and workers to advance this vital mission,” Ms. Youssoufou stated.
Ms. Hingorani is predicated in New York, New York. Along with serving as Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Funding Administration, she can be a member of the Funding Administration Working Committee, Chair of the Senior Advisory Board of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Companions, Senior Sponsor of Funding Administration’s Variety Council and a member of Morgan Stanley’s Variety and Inclusion Senior Leaders Advisory Council. In 2015, Ms. Hingorani based Women Who Make investments, a non-profit group devoted to rising the variety of ladies in portfolio administration and govt management within the asset administration business.
As a longtime champion of economic inclusion and equality for girls and women, Ms. Hingorani’s management on the Board will strengthen Ladies’s World Banking’s advocacy for girls to be acknowledged as each worthwhile leaders and shoppers inside the monetary providers sector. Ms. Hingorani’s greater than 25 years of funding administration expertise may also be a powerful complement to the Board’s monetary oversight of Ladies’s World Banking. “Given my longtime deal with advancing ladies’s participation within the monetary sector, Ladies’s World Banking’s work resonates deeply with me,” Ms. Hingorani stated. “I’m very a lot wanting ahead to serving to construct on its important affect.”
“I’m thrilled to welcome Zouera and Seema to the Ladies’s World Banking Board,” stated Janet Truncale, Board Chair and EY Americas Monetary Providers Group Vice Chair and Regional Managing Accomplice. “Their experience, expertise, and keenness for girls’s monetary inclusion can be invaluable additions to our Board’s work within the years to come back.”
“I’ve identified each Zouera and Seema for a few years,” famous Ladies’s World Banking’s President and CEO Mary Ellen Iskenderian. “I’ve the utmost respect for each Zouera and Seema as proficient leaders, with the imaginative and prescient, perception, and acumen to assist Ladies’s World Banking ship on its strategic targets. We’re actually honored to have them be a part of the Board.”
About Ladies’s World Banking
Ladies’s World Banking designs and invests within the monetary options, establishments, and coverage environments in rising markets to create better financial stability and prosperity for girls, their households, and their communities. With a world attain of 62 companions in 35 nations serving greater than 138 million ladies shoppers, Ladies’s World Banking drives affect by its scalable, market-driven options; gender-lens personal fairness fund; and management and variety packages. To study extra about Ladies’s World Banking, go to womensworldbanking.org.