The full participation of women in finance and investments is fundamental to building sustainable businesses, economies and societies.
Join us in advocacy and celebration of women leaping to great heights in the worlds of finance and investments.
We chat with Fernanda Lima about her role within the firm, how technology is shaping financial services in emerging markets, trends she is seeing in investing in Asia and more
RUN is BIMA’s global diversity programme – focused on empowering women and changing gender biases around the world.
Women@Forbes explores Clare Murray’s path to LeapFrog and her work as Associate Director, Strategy, to bring conventional investors and profit with purpose together.
Mathilda Strom Deputy CEO & Head of Business Development - BIMA Read full profile
It’s important that we understand that supporting women doesn’t mean further alienating genders; it's about equality and coming together. The human race wouldn’t survive without both genders, and neither can our business.
Karima Ola Partner - LeapFrog Investments Read full profile
I think that having a different lens means that whenever we’re able to contribute, as with all forms of diversity, you end up with something that’s greater than the sum of its parts.
Marie Kyle Head of Product Development & Innovation - BIMA Read full profile
Lots of people will throw out names of great women from history, but my mentors have all been men and women I've been lucky enough to work closely with during my career. Seeing the way they navigate the workplace and pursue their goals has inspired me to be the leader I am today.
Kshama Fernandes CEO - Northern Arc Capital (formerly IFMR Capital) Read full profile
Kshama Fernandes’ journey has been one of transitions—from coastal village to big city, from academia to the glitzy world of finance.
LeapFrog, IFC and Cartica Capital will be part of EMPEA’s first industry initiative aimed at addressing the gender gap in emerging market Private Equity.
BIMA is changing the face of women leadership throughout local markets with an innovative mentorship initiative
ImpactAlpha explores how female leadership and gender equality is vital to unlocking significant business growth and driving positive social change.
Uganda and Botswana emerge as global leaders for women-owned businesses in Mastercard’s Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship
Women in the private equity sector generate better returns and faster growth, but barriers nevertheless remain, the FT reports
Debby Blakey, LeapFrog investor and CEO of leading pensions fund manager HESTA, is paving the way for women in leadership
Sari Miller, of LeapFrog’s Advisory Board, is quietly crossing new frontiers in impact investing
Kshama Fernandes, CEO of Northern Arc Capital (formerly IFMR Capital), explains how the company is enabling access to finance for millions across India