SCBPL and BDHC Celebrate International Women’s Day

State Bank's Gender-Responsive Approach to Financial Inclusion and Technology.

Press Release
2 Min Read
SCBPL and BDHC Celebrate International Women's Day

In honour of International Women’s Day, Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan Limited and the British Deputy High Commission (BDHC) in Karachi held a panel discussion on the use of technology for gender equality. Nida Athar, Director of Innoventures Global Private Ltd, served as the moderator for the debate, which was conducted by Khadija Hashimi, Ziana Sakhia, Sarah Khurram, and Azima Dhanjee. The panel highlighted how bringing technology closer to women might result in more inventive fixes and discoveries that support gender equality and cater to women’s needs.

Standard Chartered Bank Private Limited’s CEO, Rehan Shaikh, stressed the need of empowering women through digital knowledge. He also commended the State Bank for using technology and a gender-responsive approach to financial inclusion. By releasing the full potential of girls and women, Martin Dawson, Deputy Chief of Mission, BDHC, emphasized the significance of digital inclusion for transforming lives and attaining development.

The largest foreign bank in Pakistan, Standard Chartered Bank Private Limited has proven its dedication to the neighborhood through its sustainability and community investment initiatives. The bank is constantly seeking to achieve more gender parity and to develop an inclusive workplace that values individuals of all genders, skills, backgrounds, races, and ethnicities.

Leave a comment