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Breaking the Funding Bias

In conversation with Dr. Lisa Dacanay and Gail Wong on gender-lens investing

On March 22nd, Angels of Impact hosted a webinar to discuss gender lens investing in line with the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day: “break the bias”. “Imagine a gender equal world,” states the homepage of the now-global movement, the origins of which harken back to the women’s suffrage movement of the early twentieth century. “A world,” it continues, “free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination.” At Angels of Impact, we work to break the funding bias against women of color entrepreneurs in the “missing middle” — that is, enterprises too large for microfinance but too small for traditional financial…
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Madi Lommen is the Global Teams and Partnership Manager at Angels of Impact. After founding Madibanani Co. to champion refugee youth from Myanmar, Madi translated her passion for entrepreneurship to grassroots development along the Jordan-Syrian border, with emergency responders in Ecuador, and now resources women-led SMEs tackling poverty across Southeast ... Read more
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