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Why Value for Women?

Women are key drivers of economic and social growth, and women’s inclusion is essential for better business outcomes. We identify and test new solutions that foster inclusion while unlocking the powerful economic potential that women hold.

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What We Do

Build Individual Leadership

Equip and activate leaders who can transform business, investment and finance to be levers of gender & social inclusion across emerging markets. We do this by designing and delivering leadership programs together with strategic partners across regions and sectors.
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Equip Organizations & Businesses

Equip businesses, investment firms, and financial institutions with the solutions, roadmaps, tools and support to adopt inclusive practices internally and in their offerings and to mobilize more finance toward women-led and gender-forward businesses.
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Evidence & Research to Amplify Action

We develop new knowledge, insights, evidence and data and use this to motivate, inspire and drive momentum for gender and inclusion at scale. We raise awareness and drive momentum for the adoption of gender and social inclusion approaches.
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Our Impact

Gender assessments provided to 550+ clients

Capacity building provided to 160+ businesses, investors, banks and accelerators

Wrote and contributed to 25 gender-specific publications (in the past year)

Undertook technical assistance in 15 countries across 5 regions (in the past two years)
  • Strategy Framework 2023-28

    As we deepen our work in emerging markets, we will invest in strategic partnership-building and prepare our organization to scale our work beyond 2028. Our new Strategy Framework sets us on an ambitious path for the next 5 years. With this Strategy, we aim to create new opportunities for 10 million women in the next 10 years. Access the Strategy here.

  • Gender Smart Nexus

    The Gender Smart Nexus is a digital platform that helps enterprises, investors, and business support organizations to move from inspiration to action quickly and more efficiently, enabled by a lean diagnostics process. The platform hosts a suite of tools that can be used to improve gender inclusion in businesses.

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  • Impact Stories

    We help our clients and partners take concrete action on SDGs and derive multiple impacts from their business & investment efforts. In the past 2 years alone, we have provided gender assessments to over 550 partners, and gender smart TA & capacity building to over 200 businesses, investors, banks, accelerators, leading to concrete outcomes and impacts.

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