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This three-day event brought together over 130 members, prospective members and partners to learn, share and connect with each other and external experts in gender-lens philanthropy. This is a weekend of sharing knowledge, building skills and meeting friends new and old.

ande (nEW YORK, USA) - october 2-4 2018

The ANDE Annual Conference was targeted at senior-level executives of ANDE member organizations, including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, DFIs and research institutions. The highly agenda featured workshops on solutions to common challenges, networking sessions, and plenaries with leading thinkers in the SGB space. ANDE has a gender innovation learning lab group.

gsg impact summit (nEW dELHI, INDIA) - oCTOBER 8-9 2018

As communities around the world face the challenges presented by the twenty-first century, a vision of impact economies — where creating positive impact is as central to economic decisions as consideration of risk and return — is emerging. What will an impact economy look like? And, what actions do we need to take today to create impact economies across the world?

high water women (new york, usa) - october 17 2018

Since 2013, the annual High Water Women Investing for Impact Symposium has evolved into an important gathering for impact investors who want to connect with other investors, advisors, and investment professionals. This event has an emphasis on women as investors, investment professionals, and considering gender in investments.

socap 2018 (sAN FRANCISCO, USA) - october 23-26 2018

SOCAP is the world’s leading conference activating the capital markets to drive positive social and environmental impact – convening the marketplace at the intersection of money and meaning. The conference brings together impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, business leaders and other innovators from across the world in a unique cross-sector approach to catalyze collaboration for change. SOCAP has played an important role in building the gender lens investing movemement.

gendernet (pARIS, FRANCE) - OCTOBER 29-30 2018

The DAC Network on Gender Equality (GENDERNET) is a subsidiary body of the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC). This is the international forum where experts from development co-operation agencies meet to define common approaches in support of gender equality and women’s rights. It brings together gender equality advisors from DAC member agencies as well as observers (UN Women, the World Bank, regional development banks).

GIIN investor FORUM (paris, france) - october 30-31 2018

Hosted by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and PEI Media, the Forum aims to advance and scale the market through insights from industry leaders, leading-edge research, and unrivalled networking opportunities. GIIN has a new working group on gender lens investing and there will be a number of sessions on gender lens investing at the Forum.

MAKING FINANCE WORK FOR WOMEN (WOMEN'S WORLD BANKING) (new york, new york) - november 7 2018

Women’s World Banking hosted its Making Finance Work for Women one-day event in New York City. More than 125 leaders from the financial services, investor, philanthropy, and technology communities examined key issues in financial inclusion and advance innovations for low-income women through a variety of panel discussions and workshops.

WOMEN's FORUM - global meeting 2018 (paris, france) - november 14-16 2018

The 2018 Women’s Forum Global Meeting gathered global leaders from society and economy to bridge divides and move towards more inclusive progress for all of humanity. Inspired by women’s leadership, the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society brought a distinctly female perspective to defining strategies to create the conditions for action. This Forum has 2000 influential business, institutional and political leaders from EU and beyond, gathering to engage for impact. Invitation only.