Breaking Banks

Breaking Banks

Episode 441: The Three Trillion Dollar Economic Opportunity Hiding in Plain Sight

May 12, 2022
In This Episode

Businesses founded by women deliver high revenue, and it’s no secret, closing the gender equity gap would lead to an increase in GDP. There are a lot of economic reasons to support gender equality, but what exactly does it mean, and how can leaders go about creating change so that we can all reap the benefits of elevating women? Host Amber Buker dives into this and more in today’s episode.

First, Amber explores investing through a gender lens with Heidi Patel. Heidi began her career in traditional finance and did a tour in corporate VC before finding her passion in impact investing. Heidi serves as the Managing Partner for Rethink Impact, a fund that supports women-run companies in sustainability, ed tech, digital healthcare, and economic empowerment.

Then, Amber is joined by gender economist, Katica Roy. Katica is CEO and Founder of Denver-based Pipeline Equity, an award-winning SaaS company that leverages artificial intelligence to drive economic gains through gender equity.  Katica shares compelling statistics and some Incredible insights you won’t want to miss.

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