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Investor’s journey in Gender Lens Investing: Examples from the field

Investing in Women Value for Women Manila Angel Investors Network Inc.

2021

Asia Pacific The Philippines

Case Study

Impact Investing

Gender lens investing Impact Investing

Investor’s journey in Gender Lens Investing: Examples from the field

Investor’s journey in Gender Lens Investing: Examples from the field

Case Example: Manila Angel Investors Network

The Manila Angel Investors Network Inc. (MAIN) is an angel investing network that is pursuing gender lens investing, motivated by a recognition of the impact and business returns inherent in applying a gender lens. Created by Value for Women, this case study documents MAIN’s gender lens investing journey. The case is the first in a series of case studies, which seek to promote awareness and knowledge exchange of gender lens investing practices. Further, the case study illustrates the role of philanthropic capital in enabling an investor’s GLI efforts.

Key audiences for this case study include investors who can glean inspiration and insights from this example of an investor’s path in gender lens investing, including the wins, challenges, and lessons learned; and donors who can identify the contributions they can make to promote GLI adoption in impact investing and wider investment practices.

MAIN and Value for Women are both partners of Investing in Women.

This case study was originally published on the Value for Women website.

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