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NEW CASE STUDY: Investor’s Journey In Gender Lens Investing: Ascend Vietnam Ventures (AVV) Download

About Us

Value for Women is a specialized advisory services firm with a mission to promote women’s participation and leadership in business, finance and investment around the globe, with a focus on emerging markets.

Value for Women was founded in 2012, and over the past decade we have built an organization on innovation, collaboration, quality, integrity and an orientation towards practical actions and solutions.

Our Vision

We envision a world where business embraces economic inclusion and the role that women play in driving entrepreneurship and performance, and in contributing to thriving economies, healthier societies and a more sustainable planet.

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote women’s economic participation, leadership and entrepreneurship by bringing a gender lens to business practices. We do this by partnering with others to deliver practical, cross-sector solutions that create sustainable change and tangible results for business.

Our Goals

Build holistic, gender-inclusive business and investment practices

Design gender-inclusive solutions to global problems

Build inclusive leadership in the SME and investment spaces

Know Our Board

Directors on our Board have backgrounds in a variety of fields, and share our passion for gender, inclusion and driving change through gender inclusion.

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Meet Our Team

Our growing team is diverse, multinational, multilingual, and spread over five continents. More than 80% of our implementing team is based in the emerging markets that we serve.

Collectively, we bring a powerful blend of expertise on gender, social inclusion, business, investment and finance to our engagements and partnerships.

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Our Global Team in Numbers

As a global organisation, we take pride in our majority-women team (88%) representing 11 nationalities, speaking 15 languages, based in 15 countries. Most of our team has experience living and working in multiple countries, bringing in strong, lived, local-global experiences working in diverse environments.

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Join Our Team

If furthering women’s economic inclusion is your passion, and working with a diverse team is of interest to you, visit our careers page and see if your experience in gender inclusion and related areas of specialization matches our mission.


Partner with Us

Let us know more about your organization’s challenges and ambitions, and find out how we can support you on your journey to becoming more gender inclusive.