McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014
During the Innovation Project 2014, Women's Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net) presented the inaugural Women Driving Innovation Award. This award was presented a women in the payments industry who is driving innovation. Karen Webster and her team at PYMNTS.com had the vision to celebrate innovation.
The nominated women Diane Offereins, President-Payment Services, Discover Financial Services; Diane Scott, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing & Product Officer, Western Union; Melissa D. Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, WEX, Inc.; Lisa Stanton, President, Americas, Monitise; and Melissa Stevens, Head of Internet and Mobile Banking, Citibank are truly trailblazers for women in payments. Each of the nominees’ applications showcased their talent and innovative thinking for making our jobs easier.
W.net's congratulates the winner of the Women Driving Innovation Award Melissa D. Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, WEX, Inc. Smith represents women in payments and drives innovation in the industry.
About W.net: The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net) is the premiere electronic transactions organization dedicated solely to women in the field. W.net’s goal is to provide a forum to inspire and empower women in the electronic transactions industry through networking opportunities, mentoring programs, and the overall promotion of women in the industry by enabling them to maximize their potential and position them for greater success. More information at http://www.wnetonline.org.