This is Equilo

Hacking gender equality & social inclusion
for a happier, more just world.


Equilo's disruptive solution

We harness big data, deep analytics, and machine learning to provide decision-makers with the information they need to catalyze transformative gender equality and social inclusion. We deliver intelligently automated gender equality and social inclusion analysis, tools, and action plans customized for sector and geography.

Equilo provides better, faster, and more cost-effective social and gender analysis. It can be used for development project planning, business development, emergency response, due diligence, and private investments across 20 sectors globally.

Save time & money

Get custom analysis instantly at less than 10% of the cost of gender analysis and action planning

Enhance quality

Harness machine learning & deep analytics to get better quality, organizational-compliant results

Accelerate integration

Inform development, relief, and private investments across sectors in early planning stages

Catalyze change

Amplify and measure impact of gender equality and social inclusion within communities and investments


The Equilo mission

Hacking gender equality & social inclusion
for a happier, more just world.


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Why gender equality matters

Gender equality is both a human right and a precondition for catalyzing development and lifting communities out of poverty.

150 million people

Gender equality in agriculture production can increase output by 30%, feeding more people

Source: FAO

9% increase

Potential for a woman’s earnings if her marriage is postponed until adulthood

Source: UN Women

1 in 10 girls

120 million girls worldwide have experienced forced intercourse or other sexual acts, most commonly perpetrated by intimate partners

Source: UNICEF

5% loss in GDP

Cost to global GDP  due lost productivity and direct expenditure as a result of reported cases of sexual violence against women and intimate partner violence


And there's a business case

Understanding gender inequality constraints to economic growth and company success allows corporates, investors, and fund managers to achieve desired investment outcomes and increase revenues while also reducing investment risk.

EPS up 37%

Companies with 3+ female board members had median increase in EPS of 37% compared to peers with no female board members, which showed negative results for the same 5-year period

Source: MSCI

$285 billion

Financing gap due to 70% of women-owned SMEs in the formal sector in developing countries who are unserved or underserved by financial institutions

Source: World Bank

$160 trillion

Loss in human capital wealth due to gender inequality

Source: World Bank

Gender Lens Investing

Gender Lens Investing assets surpassed $2.2 billion as of November 2017

Source: Bloomberg


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National Science Foundation &
Small Business Innovation Research  

2019 Grant Awardees

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