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Disrupting the Gender Divide Conference

October 3, 2018

The special one-day World Bank Group Conference on Disrupting the Gender Divide, organized in partnership with Silicon Valley Bank and supported by Endeavor, Google, SAP and Singularity University, serves as a unique venue to bridge Silicon Valley with Developing Markets, and explore how disruptive technology can be harnessed to empower women around the world, as well as partnerships, global tech trends and investment opportunities. Ulili Onovakpuri, Partner at Kapor Capital, will be speaking on a panel on the business case for investing in women. See details below.

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM
Session 3: The Business Case for Investing in Women
Discussion about how investing in women and women in investing in changing.

Ignite Talk by IFC
What does the research show us? Can change be made by investing in women, if so how much?

Shruti Chandrasekhar, Senior Investment Officer, IFC

Marianne Wu, President, GE Ventures
Ulili Onovakpuri, Partner, Kapor Capital
Allie Burns, Managing Director, Village Capital
Jeremy Liew, Partner, Lightspeed Ventures

Moderated by:
Claire Lee, Head of Early Stage, Silicon Valley Bank