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MasterCard Hosts #CashlessConvo on November 13: What Does Financial Inclusion Mean to You?

Tuesday, November 13th

What: Did you know that there are 88 million Americans who are unbanked or under banked?  And a staggering 2.5 billion people globally who are ‘unbanked’ (World Bank study).

So what happens when the public, private sector and governments get together in a virtual debate to raise the volume on such a critical issue?  Find out on November 13 when we convene key experts, media and influencers for a virtual Meetup and tap into the power of social media via Twitter, YouTube and our Cashless Conversation Blog.

Who: Thought Leaders from top NGOs dedicated to furthering discussion around Financial Inclusion and MasterCard executives:

  • Walt Macnee, Vice Chairman, MasterCard Worldwide will moderate and share the results of a recent Omnibus Survey about financial inclusion in the United States.
  • Leora Klapper will walk through the World Bank Findex which is the go-to measurement of financial inclusion across the globe.
  • Kim Wilson, Lecturer in International Business and Human Security at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, will discuss Xtreme Inclusion that addresses not just economic inclusion but other areas as well e.g. social, political, and cultural.
  • Plus Rosario Perez, President and CEO of Pro Mujer and Kabir Kumar of CGAP

When: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon ET.

Where: On November 13, you can join in the conversation via Twitter using  #CashlessConvo and #FinancialInclusion