October 07, 2014
Washington D.C., United States

Pooja Wagh (Financial Inclusion Program Coordinator, IPA) participated in a panel on the value of savings accounts for young people. Panelists discussed implementation lessons and results from rigorous impact evaluations of programs offering bank accounts to youth. The panel discussion was part of the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit organized by Making Cents International. Over 400 people from 50 countries – including funders, policymakers, researchers, and youth leaders – attended the summit to discuss youth economic opportunity programming.