PHOTO GALLERY: Special session ‘SDGs and the role of financial inclusion’ in pictures

The main players in international development gathered in the United Nations Headquarters last March 5th in a special session hosted by the BBVA Microfinance Foundation, together with the Permanent Missions of Spain and Colombia, and UN Women. The session focused on the Sustainable Development goals and Financial Inclusion, placing a spotlight on Women and Innovation. Jessica Hernández, a female entrepreneur from the BBVAMF’s Colombian MFI (Bancamía) has become the voice of the million strong women served by the Foundation in Latin America.

Below is the photogallery of the event.

Achim Steiner, highest representative of the UNDP BBVAMF CEO, Javier M. Flores Mary Snapp, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Philanthropies Irene Arias, CEO of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) Permanent Representative of Colombia to the UN, María Emma Mejía interviewing Jessica Hernández, a Colombian female entrerpeneur of the BBVAMF María Emma Mejía and Jessica Hernández during the event Anuradha Seth, Senior Macroeconomic Policy Advisor of the  UN Women Permanent Representative of Spain to the UN, Jorge Moragas, during his opening remarks at the  'SDGs and the role of financial inclusion' session Jessica Hernández during the  'SDGs and the role of financial inclusion' session at the UN headquarters in New York Javier M. Flores, BBVAMF CEO with Jessica Hernández, Colombian female entrepreneur of the BBVAMF "I'm a woman, I'm an entrepreneur and I'm not afraid to start a business and make it successful", Jessica Hernández Session speakers together with Jessica Hernández
Permanent Representative of Colombia to the UN, María Emma Mejía interviewing Jessica Hernández, a Colombian female entrerpeneur of the BBVAMF