Women's Forum Asia 19

Sep 18 | 16:15 - 17:00

Rebooting finance: how can fintech shape a more inclusive financial system?

Room: Padang Room


Banking development in Asia, with a more focus on corporate lending, is leaving 800 million Asians without access to traditional banking. Meanwhile, innovations like mobile banking, crowdfunding and blockchain have radically transformed the way we shop, pay, even purchase insurance, making financial services more inclusive and purposeful. What is the future of traditional banks? How should governments and regulators facilitate digital finance and at the same time manage cybersecurity and other risks? And how can women’s perspectives enable financial products and the regulations that govern them to reflect users’ and clients’ needs?