Ask the experts and join the Women's Finance Exchange (WFX) in this 45-minute technical session, "Accessing Female SMEs: Digitalization and Credit Scoring." This is the second installment of a three-part series about how alternative credit scoring can benefit women SMEs. Watch the first part of the series recording.

Target participants

Financial institutions, particularly management teams from credit/risk/business development departments

Resource speakers

Dean Caire

Dean Caire is an internationally known credit scoring expert. He specializes in development and implementation of credit risk models and training and consultation on risk management. His big focus is on data. Dean’s works with international financial service providers and development finance institutions. He previously worked at Dai Europe as a risk management specialist. Dean is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and holds a master’s in Finance from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a bachelor’s from California State University.

Steven Landman

Steven Landman is the CEO of Vietnam-based tech company Kiu Global and also works as a technical expert at ADB's Women’s Finance Exchange. He has 36 years of experience in the tech sector around the globe. An entrepreneur and angel investor, he is also a pioneer in investing in the Southeast Asian startup ecosystem, with technological and financial insight from his home, Silicon Valley. He completed his studies at Boston University and shortly after started his career at a startup which is now called Oracle Corporation.

How to register

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. Please save the Zoom meeting link on your calendar so you can easily join the session.

Event organizer

Women's Finance Exchange 

Event Contact

  • Sabine SPOHN (Ms) Principal Investment Specialist Financial Institutions Division, Private Sector Operations Department Asian Development Bank E-mail contact form