The ABLE Financial Empowerment Conference is a national biannual conference for all stakeholders interested in fostering financial empowerment for people who live on low incomes.
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Wednesday, May 9 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Promising practice - Financial services innovation

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Financial services can be complex to navigate and are rarely designed with vulnerable populations in mind. Hear about organizations that are innovating to deliver safer and more relevant products, and exploring new ways to enable customers/members to build their financial well-being.

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Aliza Gutman

Senior Director, The Center For Financial Services Innovation
Aliza is a Senior Director at CFSI, focusing on helping financial services providers develop strategies, products, and services to improve their customers’ financial health. She began her tenure at CFSI leading the Consumer Financial Health Study, a major research initiative aimed... Read More →

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Doug Pawson

Director, Social Business & Social Finance, Causeway Work Centre
Doug is the Director of Social Business & Social Finance at Causeway Work Centre, where he supports Causeway’s four social enterprises and three social finance programs. Collectively, these social enterprises employ 75 individuals with mental health challenges and other barriers... Read More →
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Brendan Reimer

Strategic Partner, Values-Based Banking, Assiniboine Credit Union
Brendan is the Strategic Partner of Values-Based Banking at the Assiniboine Credit Union. As a member of the Executive Team, he works with leaders to integrate and embed the principles and practices of values-based banking into ACU’s policies, strategic goals and targets, culture... Read More →
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Eva Wong

Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder, Borrowell
Eva is Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Borrowell, a financial technology company that helps Canadians make great decisions about credit. Through its free credit score monitoring, personal loans and bank partnerships, Borrowell empowers consumers to improve their financial... Read More →

Wednesday May 9, 2018 10:45am - 12:15pm PDT
President Ballroom