As thought leaders and internationally renown field builders, Criterion’s work has been featured in a variety of media outlets. Below are a few mentions of our work.

Women Investing in Women and Girls

At SOCAP 2017 Joy was interviewed along with other women at the forefront of gender lens investing.

Using Finance as a Tool for Social Change

Pacific RISE partnered with femLINK to produce this video capturing the Criterion Institute TOOLKIT and the experience of the participants.

Joy Anderson: Social Innovation Rockstar

In 2012, Joy was featured by Yoxi, a media platform to discover and develop Social Innovation Rockstars (SIR)’s.

FemTALK89FM – Sian Rolls and Hannah Hicks speak to Joy Anderson, President of the Criterion Institute, and Kate Nethercott Wilson, gender specialist with Pacific Readiness for Investment in Social Enterprise (Pacific RISE), about a gender lens investment training we ran in Suva. Participants to the event are gender specialists from Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu working in civil society, regional organisations and national governments. (June 2017)

Bloomberg TV- Criterion Institute President and founder Joy Anderson discusses gender lens investing, how it works and why it’s good business for companies. She speaks to Bloomberg’s Angie Lau on “First Up.” Criterion was also featured in the article “A Billion Women Are About to Transform the Global Economy,”which appeared on

Clinton Global Initiatives – At the 2012 CGI America Meeting, Joy Anderson announces a new CGI America Commitment to Action by Criterion Ventures.

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