Rebecca Fries

About Rebecca Fries
  • Managing Director and Founder, Value for Women

As Managing Director and Founder of Value for Women, Rebecca has spearheaded Value for Women’s growth into a globally-recognized leader in gender inclusive business. With over 20 years of technical expertise advancing gender inclusion around the world, Rebecca leads Value for Women in the design of innovation for inclusion with small and medium enterprises (SMEs), banks, investors, development organizations, corporate foundations, and government agencies.

Rebecca has authored sector-changing research on the intersection of gender, investment, entrepreneurship, and economic development across sectors including Agriculture, Finance, Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship. Rebecca is frequently invited to speak as a gender and business expert.


Impact Investing & GLI: What It Is, Why Do It, and the Different Ways to Invest With a Gender Lens

12 Feb 2020

Session Description Join us for an advanced and participatory workshop on Gender Lens Investing. Discover with us the business opportunity to invest for the social well-being and economic empowerment of girls and women. This workshop will cover the definition and…Read More

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