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01 July 2021

2X Challenge's Anne-Marie Lévesque, FinDev Canada and Jessica Espinoza-Trujano, DEG

In 2018 the G7 development finance institutions (DFIs) made a commitment to deploy $3 billion before the end of 2020 in emerging markets private sector investments that benefit women - the 2X Challenge. Sam McManus discusses the impact of the initiative with Anne-Marie Lévesque, Director, Gender and Impact Management at FinDev Canada and Jessica Espinoza-Trujano, Vice President, Investments, Private Equity & Venture Capital at DEG

Between 2018 and 2020 the initiative mobilised $11.4 billion, and is currently looking to far exceed this number in further commitments.

Learn more at: https://www.2xchallenge.org/

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