Feminist and Gender-Transformative Financial Inclusion

Dear Colleagues,

Please join us for Feminist and Gender-Transformative Financial Inclusion,an in-person seminar and webinar taking place on 23 May 2019 from 1:00-3:00pm at the International Development Research Centre, 150 Kent St., Pearson Boardroom, 8th floor, Ottawa.

This 2-hour event will discuss state of the art research on financial inclusion. A diverse panel of experts from the worlds of international development research, policy and practice will discuss contemporary challenges and opportunities for adopting feminist and gender-transformative approaches to financial inclusion. 

Featured panelists will include:

  • Kate Grantham (McGill University) (Facilitator) 
  • Martha Melesse (International Development Research Centre)
  • Anne-Marie Lévesque (FinDev Canada)
  • Edward Jackson (E.T. Jackson and Associates Ltd.) 

This event is free to attend but space is limited and registration is required. You can register for the in-person seminar here: https://forms.gle/Q3rcBmFUBHZw7hNR8

You can register for the webinar version of this event here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_izmnwsZfQoyrZIOANvz3dw

This is the second in a series of seven research-to-practice training seminars on women’s empowerment being organized by the Women’s Empowerment in Development (WED) Lab at the Institute for the Study of International Development, in partnership with the International Development Research Centre.

Information about previous seminars, including a video recording of the webinar and related materials can be found here

Thank you,


Kate Grantham, PhD, MA, HBA

Research Associate, McGill University, Institute for the Study of International Development

Managing Editor, GrOW Research Series

Phone: (613)-617-0215 | Skype: kate.grantham. | Twitter: @GrOW_Research 


May 23, 2019


150 Kent Street
K1G 3H9 Ottawa , ON