Empowering Women with Digital Financial Services

Empowering Women with Digital Financial Services

Researchers and implementers have long known that women play a central role in financing family and community needs. What we are now finding is that DFS tools can enhance their role.

Eyes on Economics: Present State of Performance & Future Forecast for Arlington County

Eyes on Economics: Present State of Performance & Future Forecast for Arlington County

In February, SIA Vice President Massoud Ahmadi presented to a packed auditorium of Arlington County citizens on the present and future states of the county’s economic development. Massoud told citizens that future economic growth in Arlington requires the diversification of its economic base. Arlington must take advantage of its competitive advantage in information services and financial activities by helping expand business formation in these sectors.

Insights on G2P Payments in Papua, Indonesia

Insights on G2P Payments in Papua, Indonesia

Recent developments in technology and regulatory environments in Indonesia mean that G2P payments could potentially be delivered using locally-based agents and low-cost payment instruments such as electronic money or branchless banking.