Articles by Rebecca Fries
Insights from 10 Years of Boosting Gender Inclusion in Business: A Pioneering Social Enterprise Explores How the Sector Can Take the Next Steps
Over the past 10 years, gender inclusion has become a growing priority in business and investing. However, as Rebecca Fries and Luis Marquez at Value for Women point out, only $6 billion was raised for gender lens investing in 2021 — a tiny percentage of the $1.2 trillion raised by private markets globally. As Value for Women moves into its second decade, they share insights that will fuel progress toward gender inclusion in business and investment in emerging markets over the coming years.
Rising Entrepreneurs: New research on reversing underinvestment in women-led Business in Latin America
An innovative research study that analyzes the underlying problems of underinvestment in women-led enterprise led by Value for Women, in partnership with the Aspen Development Network, Cherie Blair Foundation and ING. The research, set for publication in April, is motivated by the fact that in Latin America there are significantly less fewer women entrepreneurs than men.