Digital Finance Expert
International Monetary Fund
Ashley Lannquist contributes to the IMF's CBDC technology and policy research and capacity development efforts. She previously led the WEF's work on CBDC including the 2020 "Central Bank Digital Currency Policy-Maker Toolkit." Ashley is also Turkish-American!
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The IMF works to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity for all of its 190 member countries. It does so by supporting economic policies that promote financial stability and monetary cooperation, which are essential to increase productivity, job creation, and economic well-being.
This panel delves into the ways CBDCs can empower the unbanked, enhance access to financial services, and bridge the digital divide. It offers insights into inclusive design approaches, regulatory considerations, and strategic partnerships driving financial inclusion through CBDCs.