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Advancing Gender-driven FDI in APAC: Bridging Borders, Building Opportunities

We are proud to announce the significant contribution of KW Group's co-founder, Michelle Wong at the recent United Nations ESCAP #FeministFinanceForum 2024, where she led a brainstorming session with leading Investment Promotion Agencies, business leaders, and financial institutions.


Entitled “Bridging Borders, Building Opportunities: Advancing Gender-driven FDI,” the session was expertly moderated by Michelle Wong, co-founder of KW Group APAC FDI Advisory 💼👩‍💼 focused on strategies to attract and support investments that contribute to gender equality and emphasized the necessity of gender-responsive policies for economic growth and empowerment. 🌐🤝


We express our gratitude to the participants for their valuable contributions to the discussion! 👏 Kathryn RothwellKarma WangmoYasmin HyderPremila Nazareth SatyanandPriyanka SamaraweeraShyal NairAlia Sutarji, PMPGlynis Miller Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand


Furthermore, on May 8th, a significant achievement of the forum was the presentation of a pledge, led by the United Nations ESCAP and FDI Center, amongst investment promotion agencies, economic development boards, and ministries of investment to advance gender equity in FDI. 💰♀  This pledge represents a commitment from our organization and its partners to prioritize gender considerations in investment decisions, aspiring to establish a new paradigm for gender-conscious foreign direct investment. 📜✨ 



The #FFF2024 served as an exceptional platform for exchange and progress, uniting diverse stakeholders in the pursuit of a more equitable financial landscape. We extend our deepest appreciation to all the progressive agencies, panelists, and attendees who contributed to the success of the Feminist Finance Forum 2024. 🙌💡



UN Pledge to Advance Gender Equality in FDI
Presentation of a pledge, led by the United Nations ESCAP, amongst investment promotion agencies, economic development boards, and ministries of investment to advance gender equity in FDI

gender-responsive policies for economic growth and empowerment
Packed house for the session focused on strategies to attract and support investments that contribute to gender equality and emphasized the necessity of gender-responsive policies for economic growth and empowerment


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