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As the gender lens investing field grows in size and profile, one question I get asked a lot is how to separate the funds that are investing with a broad gender lens, from the funds that are focused on transformative impact for women.

Most frequently, I hear this question from impact investors and philanthropists who want to use investment as a tool for women’s empowerment and wellbeing — be it in healthcare, education, or something else. But this focus on transformative impact is also increasingly in the vernacular of a broader range of investors.

It’s a complicated question to answer…

suzanne biegel

Catalyst at Large

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