Hannah Schiff

Hannah Schiff is a CGAP consultant specializing in gender and financial inclusion. Hannah has a background in driving positive social impact via the private sector, with extensive experience in impact investing and international development. In addition to consulting for CGAP, Hannah advises investors and businesses on gender-equity strategies. Hannah previously served as Director of Impact at Nuveen (the asset management arm of TIAA), where she created and oversaw a firm-wide strategy for managing the results of a $6 billion multi-asset class impact investing portfolio. Hannah has also led research at the Global Impact Investing Network and Value for Women, where she focused on improving access to finance for women entrepreneurs. 

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Channeling Women’s Potential to Strengthen Last-Mile Agent Networks

In analyzing how to extend the reach and quality of rural cash in/cash out agent networks, we have come to realize that it is critical to apply a gender lens to identify key barriers for women. Here are three basic steps to do so.