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Cooperative Financial Institutions offer unmatched opportunities for financial inclusion solutions in rural areas. Increasing the participation and leadership of rural women in CFIs is key to promoting their economic empowerment. CFIs globally are also prioritizing increasing their relevance and engagement of young people. This session explored challenges and opportunities in expanding participation of rural women and youth and enhancing CFI sustainability.

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Background Note

TITLE

 Involving Rural Women and Youth in Strengthening and
 Expanding CFIs

DATE

 09 November, 2021

TIME

 09:00 -10:30 AM ET

ORGANIZER

MASTER OF CEREMONY

RUBIGA SIVAKUMARAN

Program Coordinator
Rabo Partnerships

MODERATOR

DALIA MEHIAR

Program/MEL Officer
World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU)

PANELISTS

DIATTOU COULIBALY

Gender Consultant and Entrepreneur
WOCCU, Senegal

PATRICIA PÉREZ GUERRA

General Manager
Microempresas de Colombia, Colombia

MANFRED A. DASENBROCK

President of Central Sicredi
PR/SC/RJ, Brazil