Webinar: Rural Youth Financial Inclusion - A Bridge too Far?

Webinar: Rural Youth Financial Inclusion - A Bridge too Far?

Making Cents and RTI International are pleased to announce an in-person and webinar event on January 11, 2017 that will bring together financial inclusion and youth experts to discuss the key issues related to scaling rural and youth-inclusive financial services.  The panel will highlight digital and practical innovations that have the potential to financially include rural populations and especially youth, but also the challenges of applying them to this hard-to-reach group. Panelists will draw from discussions at the recent USAID-sponsored Financial Inclusion Forum, results from a 6-part rural youth learning series developed by Making Cents and IFAD, promising practices from USAID's K-YES project in Kenya, and other initiatives focusing on rural youth financial service provision.  Join us for a discussion about how these trends are bringing rural youth financial inclusion into sight, but perhaps still an innovation away

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (8:30-9:00 am networking and coffee for in-person attendees)
In-person Attendance: RTI International, 701 13th Street NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC
Online Attendancehttps://youthpower.adobeconnect.com/ruralyouthwebinar/

Register for in-person and online attendance here. 


Paul Nelson, Digital Finance Advisor, U.S. Global Development Lab, USAID
Timothy Nourse, President, Making Cents International 
Sarah Mattingly, Senior Workforce and Youth Economic Opportunity Development Specialist, RTI International
Alison Boess, former Deputy CEO, FINCA Microfinance Bank (Nigeria); current Senior New Business Development Officer, FINCA International

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Date and Location

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

RTI International
701 13th Street
Washington, DC 20005
United States

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