New Board members carry management in driving financial empowerment outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa and amongst younger ladies by way of digital monetary and funding literacy.
NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2022 — Ladies’s World Banking as we speak 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 most important personal basis in sub-Saharan Africa, she leads the muse’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 muse, Ms. Youssoufou spent 10 years with the World Financial institution Group in varied capacities, starting from managing the World Ladies in Enterprise program on the Worldwide Finance Company to representing the group as a rustic supervisor in three Central African international locations.
Ms. Youssoufou’s experience in sustainable growth and entrepreneurship and her in depth data of African markets brings invaluable expertise to the Board, notably because the group focuses on the continued progress in Africa over the approaching years. Ladies’s World Banking works extensively in Nigeria, with further applications in Uganda and Senegal, and plans to broaden additional into Egypt and past within the years forward. “Advancing ladies’s financial empowerment is a trigger that’s extraordinarily essential to me, and I’m really excited to work with Ladies’s World Banking’s Board and workers to advance this essential 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 growing the variety of ladies in portfolio administration and govt management within the asset administration business.
As a longtime champion of monetary inclusion and equality for girls and ladies, Ms. Hingorani’s management on the Board will strengthen Ladies’s World Banking’s advocacy for girls to be acknowledged as each invaluable leaders and purchasers throughout the monetary companies sector. Ms. Hingorani’s greater than 25 years of funding administration expertise will even be a powerful complement to the Board’s monetary oversight of Ladies’s World Banking. “Given my longtime concentrate on 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 trying ahead to serving to construct on its vital 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 Companies Group Vice Chair and Regional Managing Associate. “Their experience, expertise, and keenness for girls’s monetary inclusion will likely 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 gifted leaders, with the imaginative and prescient, perception, and acumen to assist Ladies’s World Banking ship on its strategic objectives. We’re really honored to have them be 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 higher financial stability and prosperity for girls, their households, and their communities. With a world attain of 62 companions in 35 international locations serving greater than 138 million ladies purchasers, Ladies’s World Banking drives affect by way of its scalable, market-driven options; gender-lens personal fairness fund; and management and variety applications. To study extra about Ladies’s World Banking, go to womensworldbanking.org.