Sunday, 23 October 2016

Welcome cocktail Opening event
Rosa Malango, UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative

Monday, 24 October 2016– Day 1 – What do we know?

Session 1: Plenary
François Coupienne, UNCDF

Women in the DFS context, potential, needs and barriers

Julie Zollman, DFS consultant

There is a business case in targeting women
Maria Kiwanuka, Senior Presidential Advisor Finance

Setting the scene of the workshop
What does the untapped potential of women in DFS and Financial Inclusion represent for the industry and for the wider economies of LDCs? What do we know of the barriers women face?

Sabine Mensah, UNCDF
Adrine Muhura GSMA
Theopista S. Ntale, NFNV

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break – Networking opportunity

Round 1

Session 2: Parallel workshops

Exploring the potential of Women in DFS

  1. Taping into the 51% - Understanding the barriers and serving the needs of women
    Jaspreet Singh, UNCDF
  2. Women as agents. What’s special about them?
    Nandini Harihareswara, UNCDF
  3. Exploring the potential of high volume payments for Women uptake and usage
    Sabine Mensah, UNCDF
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break – Networking opportunity

Round 2

Session 2: Parallel workshops
15:30-16:00 Break – Networking opportunity

Session 2: Reporting Session
What came out of the parallel workshops presented by participants

Nandini Harihareswara, UNCDF


Introducing Day 2
Using data to serve women better

François Coupienne, UNCDF

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 – Understanding the power of data


Introduction to Field visit
Exploring the potential of Data. Introducing the field visit. Preparing equipping participants

Karima Wardak, UNCDF
Marc de Courcelle, Optimetriks

10:00-13:30 Field Visit (packed lunch in the field)
13:30-14:00 Break

Presenting the dashboards and group work
Participants gather to analyse the data collected

Marc de Courcelle and Paul Langlois, Optimetriks

15:00-15:15 Break

Group work and feedback

Group 1 – Findings on women as clients, needs and barriers
Group 2 – Findings on women as agents
Group 3 – Findings on bulk payments


Wrap up
What did we/you learn today? Introducing Day 3

Ahmed Dermish, UNCDF

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 – how to use what we know and data?

Round 1

Break-out sessions – Ideation

  1. Digging deeper into bulk payments transactions for uptake and usage by women
    Sabine Mensah, UNCDF with In8Motion
  2. Improving agent networks with and for women
    Nandini Harihareswara, UNCDF with Helix
  3. Creating or improving financial services for women acquisition
    Jaspreet Singh,UNCDF with 17triggers
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break – Networking opportunity

Round 2

Break-out sessions – Ideation
12:30-14:00 Lunch – Networking opportunity

Inspiring sessions
How are women using digital solutions for a better life? Health, education, agriculture… digital is everywhere

Beth Porter, UNCDF


Wrap up
What did we/you learn today?

François Coupienne, UNCDF

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