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Aug112021

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IMMAP launches award to promote gender equality in advertising
The Purple Boomerang, presented in cooperation with Investing in Women (IW), an initiative of the Australian Government, will be awarded to brand campaigns that address stereotypes that limit women’s economic participation.   In 2018, IW surveyed 1,000 women and 1,000 men aged 18-40 in the Philippines. Of the women surveyed, 58% identified economic independence as […]
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Aug112021

Media Coverage

IMMAP launches award to promote gender equality in advertising
The Purple Boomerang, presented in cooperation with Investing in Women (IW), an initiative of the Australian Government, will be awarded to brand campaigns that address stereotypes that limit women’s economic participation.   In 2018, IW surveyed 1,000 women and 1,000 men aged 18-40 in the Philippines. Of the women surveyed, 58% identified economic independence as their main […]
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Dec032020

Media Coverage

Aussie-led fund provides women-owned and led SMEs much-needed shot in the arm
The COVID-19 pandemic has spiraled from a public health emergency to a global humanitarian and economic crisis, with women disproportionately affected. In response, Investing in Women, an initiative of the Australian government, recently launched the “Investing in Women RISE Fund —Responsive Interventions Supporting Entrepreneurs,” to inject capital for women-led small and medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Southeast […]
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Dec032020

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Macquarie-Investing in Women RISE Fund featured on CNN Philippines
In an interview with Rico Hizon on CNN Philippines’ The Final Word,  His Excellency Steven J. Robinson AO, Australian Ambassador to the Philippines and Benilda Ronquillo-Camba, board member and corporate secretary at InBestCap Ventures, a partner of Investing in Women (IW), talked about the Macquarie-IW RISE Fund. Officially launched in November, the Fund offsets COVID-19 impacts […]
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Dec032020

Media Coverage

Women entrepreneurs, it’s time to bounce back. This investment program is for you
The Australian government and Macquarie Group Foundation is launching a program for women-led businesses in the Philippines. Over P43 million will be allotted to pandemic-hit small and medium enterprises (SMEs) managed by women. Women entrepreneurs can receive a minimum of P100,000 under the program, depending on need. The Macquaire-Investing in Women RISE Fund will be working with […]
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Nov272020

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Macquarie Group Foundation invests in women-led businesses
The Macquarie Group Foundation has joined the Australian government initiative to fund women led and owned small and medium enterprises in Southeast Asian region with investments of more than P43 million (or AUD 1.25 million). The Investing in Women RISE Fund-Responsive Interventions Supporting Entrepreneurs by the Australian government seeks to inject catalytic capital for women, […]
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