Meet Michaela Walsh (01:54)
Hazel Henderson introduces Women's World Banking founder Michaela Walsh and her book "Founding a Movement" documenting efforts to bring women into the financial world.
Female Wall Street Pioneer (04:24)
Walsh describes working for Merrill Lynch International in Beirut in the '60s, facing gender discrimination in finance, and lessons learned on the New York Stock Exchange.
Markets and Trust (01:12)
Henderson and Walsh discuss how financial trading requires personal relationships and transparency.
Founding Women's World Banking (02:54)
Walsh explains how volunteer drug education work led her to a Mexico City international development conference, where she began collaborating to help women gain financial independence.
Investing in Women Owned Businesses (01:40)
Environmental Design International CEO Deborah Sawyer describes challenges of financing a civil engineering service firm in the early '90s.
Overcoming Financial Gender Discrimination (01:45)
Walsh reflects on investing in local, women owned businesses based on trust—a strategy male traders didn't value.
Real vs. Abstract Economy (01:45)
Henderson and Walsh discuss how bankers have created compound interest as a profit mechanism that increases consumer debt.
Female Financial Development Initiative (02:34)
Walsh explains how Women's World Banking invests in local businesses, provides education and training, and supports women's cultural needs.
Rebuilding Local Banking Systems (01:35)
Henderson and Walsh discuss the disconnect between Wall Street institutions and borrowers, and how to recover market trust after the financial crisis.
Micro Lending Ethics (03:40)
Walsh talks about efforts to recover market trust, revitalize local economies, and bring a moral element to the financial system.
Credits: Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement: Ethical Markets 5 (01:03)
Credits: Building the Woman’s World Banking Movement: Ethical Markets 5
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