W.net Expands into Washington, DC Metro Area

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Women in Payments in Area to Connect

Women's Network in Electronic Transactions

W.net wants to continue to provide a local connection to women in payments.

The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net), the premier payments organization dedicated to women in payments, has announced its expansion into the Washington, DC metro area. W.net aspires to be the platform to drive parity for women in payments. Whether new to the field, experienced or considering a career transition, W.net members benefit from unparalleled access to networking, mentoring, career development and educational programming and resources.

W.net’s Local Interest Network Circles (LINC) are an opportunity for women to convene and network with other industry professionals in their area, attend leadership development sessions, and make new industry contacts. The Washington, DC metro area LINC joins Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, New York, Northern California, Phoenix, and Southwest Texas.

“W.net is thrilled to add our ninth LINC to give women in payments an opportunity to connect with each other,” said President Lisa Shipley, head of global strategy payment division for Transaction Network Services (TNS). “The Washington, DC metro area is a vibrant area for women in payments and W.net’s goal is to bring these women together for personal enrichment and professional development.”

W.net Washington, DC metro area LINC’s leadership team includes Chair, Marnie Keller, Continuity Control; Co-chair, Rachel Rodriguez, Sage Payment Solutions; Director, Lisa Eyer, First Data; Director, Angela Leisher, First Data; and Director, Robin Reeder, Payments Education Group.

W.net Washington, DC metro area LINC’s inaugural event will be on Wednesday, February 19, from 6:00-8:00 pm, at W.net’s Corporate Office, Coulter. 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA. Women in the payments industry are invited to attend to learn more about W.net. This event is for women in payments in the area and registration is appreciated.

“W.net wants to continue to provide a local connection to women in payments,” said Linda Rossetti, W.net’s President-Elect and President of Bluestone Payments, LLC. “W.net is looking to expand its LINCs to Omaha, NE, Southern California, and South Florida.”
About the Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net)
The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net) is the premier professional organization for women in payments, providing personal enrichment no matter what stage members are in their career. The organization provides world-class national and regional programming, fosters networking and promotes mentoring to help members achieve greater personal success, influence and professional parity. Founded in 2005, W.net is a 501 (c) (3) non-for-profit organization serving more than 800 women in payments annually. For more information about national and regional events and programming, or to become a member, please visit http://www.wnetonline.org.

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