Global Women's Leadership Network - Pink Paper

Acknowledgements GWLN would like to acknowledge the individuals who assisted in the production of this GWLN Pink Paper. GWLN surveyed our network around the world and, in addition, conducted semi-structured interviews with 20 GWLN women credit union leaders, executives, CEOs, and board members from across the globe. We would like to thank all survey respondents and interviewees who contributed with a commitment as we work together to advance more women into leadership roles in the credit union space. GWLN would like to acknowledge PSCU, our industry partner who has provided support for the completion of this publication. We are grateful for your continued commitment and strategic partnership as we work to bridge the gender gap and prioritize women’s advancement in leadership in the credit union industry. © Global Women’s Leadership Network July 2021. This Pink Paper is written to inform the international credit union movement and aims to offer recommendations to credit unions and women on how to increase access to leadership roles in credit unions and financial cooperatives worldwide. This Pink Paper was written by Katherine Daniels, Eleni Giakoumopoulos, Megan O’Donnell, and Dalia Mehiar. Katherine Daniels supports individuals, nonprofits, corporations as a trained spiritual counselor and has worked for more than 20 years in international development. Eleni Giakoumopoulos leverages her background in communications and marketing as the Program Director of the Global Women’s Leadership Network. Megan O’Donnell contributes expertise in digital financial products for low-resource populations as the Senior Vice President for Financial Inclusion at the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU). Dalia Mehiar supports WOCCU’s international programs as a Program Officer and a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer. The information in this publication is correct at the time of going to press. For further information on the issues raised in this paper, please email An Initiative of WORLDWIDE FOUNDATION FOR CREDIT UNIONS |