LendIt Fintech and the Global Women in Fintech Network welcome you to join us for a half day of dedicated networking and learning.
Lendit Women in Fintech

Women in Fintech Programme
Thursday, 26 September
13:00 - 16:45
Business Design Centre

  • 13:00 Luncheon Begins
  • 13:30 Fireside Chat
    Setting an Industry-Standard: How to create a culture where women succeed
    • Katarzyna Pawlak
    • Director
    • Global Centre of Microfinance
    • Tram Anh Nyugen
    • Co-Founder
    • CFTE
    • Harriet Rees
    • Head of Data Science
    • Starling Bank
  • 14:00 Presentation
    Gender Diversity in Fintech: Results from the WIFTN report
  • The report examines 10 Fintech markets from around the world. This is the first global report on the status of gender diversity in Fintech and will serve as a benchmark for the current status for gender diversity by which progress in the field can be measured.

    • Raiha Buchanan
    • CEO
    • Global Women in Fintech Network
  • 14:30 Speed Networking
  • Have fun and make new business contacts during this rapid-fire networking session.
  • 15:00 Break
  • 15:15 Case Study
    Boosting Business Performance with Diversity
  • This case study will explore the benefits of diversity in Fintech. Are there any best practices for improving gender representation in the industry? What lessons can we learn from existing success cases?
    • Seema Desai
    • COO
    • iwoca
  • 15:45 Panel Discussion
    Becoming an Agile Financial Service Company: Tips for fintechs & big banks
  • This panel will focus on the challenges in becoming an agile financial service provider and how to overcome them. It will explore what has worked well for incumbents. What has worked well for Fintechs? And what are there lessons to be learned?
    • Caroline Plumb
    • Founder and CEO
    • Fluidly
    • Seema Desai
    • COO
    • iwoca
    • Shefali Roy
    • COO
    • TrueLayer
    • Anju Patwardhan
    • Managing Partner
    • CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund (CEFIF)
    • Raiha Buchanan
    • Moderator
    • CEO
    • Global Women in Fintech Network
  • 16:30 Pub Crawl!

*This event is open to all registered attendees of LendIt Fintech Europe 2019. No separate ticket required.

Rising Stars
Rising Stars in Fintech

LendIt Fintech is on a mission to enable more meaningful connections for women in fintech and help the next generation of female fintech leaders succeed.

With these goals in mind, LendIt Fintech has reserved 50 complimentary tickets to LendIt Fintech Europe 2019 and the Women in Fintech Programme for a very special group of emerging women in fintech.

Luncheon & Fireside Chat
Speed Networking
Pub Crawl