Promoting gender equality across the online marketplace


A new initiative called Digital2Equal reflects on how platforms are becoming a priority for the World Bank Group as it works to close gender gaps in the digital economy.

“Disruptive technologies can close gaps between men and women,” Alexa Roscoe, who manages the initiative, said at an event IFC hosted last week in San Francisco, California, called Disrupting the Gender Divide. “But the truth is it’s not enough to think about disruptive technologies. We have to think about disruptive business models as well.”

For more of Alexa’s work, you can read the full article as originally published on Devex’s website or follow her on Twitter.

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