is the Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment Advisor - FinDev Canada
Anne-Marie Lévesque is the Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment Advisor, at FinDev Canada, Canada’s bilateral development finance institution (DFI). Her role is to ensure that investments bring leading approaches to the inclusion of women in private sector activities and women’s access to economic empowerment tools. She is also the Chair of the 2X Challenge Working Group, an initiative of the G7 DFIs to mobilize $3 billion to invest in women. Prior to joining FinDev Canada, Anne-Marie worked as a consultant in London and New York at Ergon Associates, a consultancy firm with a focus on human rights, gender equality and development.