Catherine Highet

Catherine Highet leads the Technology working group at FinEquity. Prior to this role, she worked with the GSMA Connected Women program, IREX, and FHI 360, focusing on digital inclusion activities, including DFS, digital identity, and gender equality. Catherine has also consulted for several digital development partners in the public and private sectors, including BBC Media Action, the Web Foundation, and Mozilla.

By Catherine Highet

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The Digital Gender Divide Won’t Close by Itself – Here’s Why

Men and women engage differently with digital services - including digital financial services - because of, among other factors, gendered social norms that don't change nearly as fast as technology.