Read about our upcoming and recent events
Headquartered in Paris and with global influence, the Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society is a leading international platform highlighting women’s voices and vision and creating a more inclusive future for all.
The 2021 Women’s Forum Global Meeting shone a light on power: on the use and misuse of power; the power to empower and lift others up; and the power, of course, to lead, through and beyond the pandemic. The resilience of our future economies and societies depends on our collective action now.
Joyce Kamande, Co-Founder and Head of Operations at Safi Organics, Kenya, on behalf of The Rallying Cry’s Women Business Leaders’ Network, took part virtually in a conversation featuring climate-focused innovators, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs discussing challenges, innovation and resilience in the pandemic.
The conversation was moderated by Agathe Bousquet, President of Publicis France and Joyce’s co-panellists were Julie Page, CEO of AON UK and Marina Psaros, Head of Strategic Sustainability Initiatives at Unity Technologies.
The Rallying Cry was live on stage at COP26 in Glasgow for an interactive conversation with international development investors from the 2X Collaborative, a local Zambian bank and women business leaders from Africa.
Learn how capital allocators can scale local climate solutions through more equitable financing solutions and collaborative, ecosystem-driven partnerships.
Hosted by FMO, in partnership with Kite Insights, we invited investors, changemakers and business leaders to hear from powerful women leaders about their vision for climate action.
Moderated by The Rallying Cry Founder, Carey Bohjanen, and featuring our Women Business Leaders, Joyce Kamande, COO of Safi Organics, Kenya and Prudence Muchinouta, CFO of COMACO, Zambia, together with decision-makers in global finance, Mukwandi Chibesakunda, CEO of Zanaco, Algene Sajery VP Office of External Affairs at DFC, Lori Kerr, CEO of FinDev Canada and Jorim Schraven, Director Impact and ESG at FMO.
The absence of WASH-Fin – water, sanitation and hygiene finance – remains one of the greatest obstacles to the development of nations. Why are we failing to mobilise the necessary capital?
How can the private and public sectors be incentivized to meet our Sustainable Development Goal targets in this area? Which goals, specifically, can create new alignment between businesses, investors and governments?
Rose Wamalwa, on behalf of The Rallying Cry, shared her views and experience live from Kenya in a virtual panel during COP26 with Matt Damon and Gary White, Co-Founders of Water.org and Water Equity.
Women and girls, particularly those facing intersecting inequalities, are disproportionately impacted by climate change but are also critical leaders of climate action, from local communities to global fora.
Building on the UN Women convened Action Coalition on Feminist Action for Climate Justice and the UNFCCC Gender Action Plan, this event brought together ministers, business leaders and activists, to drive progress through the announcement of new, strengthened commitments.
The event showcased some of the best and brightest examples of gender equality in climate action, sending a message that the time for gender-responsive implementation is now. The Rallying Cry’s Prudence Muchinouta shared her vision for financing gender- and climate-smart agriculture in Africa, raising our call to action in the Blue Zone at COP26.
Online fireside chat moderated by The Rallying Cry’s Founder, Carey Bohjanen, featuring Prudence Muchinouta, CFO of COMACO and Mulenga Lusafya-Mwitwa, Co-Founder of Generations Empire Limited (GEL) discussing how investors can make funding more accessible for African women in agribusiness working on climate adaptation and resilience solutions.
Prudence Muchinouta is Chief Financial Officer of COMACO, a social enterprise that supports wildlife conservation and 225,000 food-secure farmers in the elephant-rich Luangwa Valley of Zambia.
She is a member of The Rallying Cry and contributed a letter ahead of COP26 to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Our World in Your Hands project.