About the Workshop:
In partnership with the Institute of Money, Technology, Financial Inclusion (IMTFI) at the University of California (Irvine), Interdisciplinary Research and Action Center (IDRAC) at Habib University hosted a day-long workshop on financial inclusion of the poor. The participants during the workshop engaged with some of the contemporary challenges in the discourse and practices of financial inclusion. The workshop addressed how practitioners of financial industry are shaping people’s fiscal habits through modern information and communication technologies.
Karandaaz, State Bank of Pakistan, Telenor, Paysys Labs, Monet, Finja, Meezan Bank, Bank Alfalah, and academics.
Dr. Asma Ibrahim, Director, State Bank of Pakistan’s Money Museum & Art Gallery.
Session I: Digitization and Mobile Money
Bridget Kustin (Moderator, Ph.D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University)
Samar Hasan, Karandaaz
Qasif Shahid, Finja
Ali Sikander, Paysys Labs