Banking Technology and FemTechLeaders launch Woman In Technology Award

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Woman In Technology (W.I.T) Award recognises an outstanding contribution made by a female to the fintech industry The W.I.T. Award celebrates the spirit of inclusion, diversity and creativity in the fintech industry

Banking Technology, a leading global fintech publication, and FemTechLeaders, a global gender diversity and inclusion organisation, have launched a new Woman In Technology (W.I.T.) Award.

The W.I.T. Award will showcase the best in leadership, inspiration, vision, execution – and most importantly – collaboration. The women nominated for this award are distinguished leaders in the charge to change financial services for the better through technology.

The entries are now open, so submit a nomination today!

The award is part of Banking Technology’s annual awards show, the premier event that recognises excellence and the use of IT in banking and financial services.

Ghela Boskovich, Global Ambassador for FemTechLeaders, says: “We are thrilled to be partnering with Banking Technology as they recognise the best of the best in financial services technology with their 2016 awards.

“Especially exciting is the newest award, honouring Women In Technology for leadership in fintech. FemTechLeaders is proud to support Banking Technology as they shine a spotlight on the importance of diversity and its profoundly positive effect on innovation in the financial services industry.”

Tanya Andreasyan, Editor, Banking Technology, says: “Banking Technology is privileged to partner with FemTechLeaders.

“This industry is better for including diverse voices, perspectives, experience and approaches. Through embracing diversity, we can bring a new wealth of creativity to tackling the challenges our industry faces; through collaboration, we can create better solutions.”

Together, FemTechLeaders and Banking Technology look forward to lauding the woman who best represents these values in action.

The W.I.T. Award will be presented at the Banking Technology Awards gala dinner on 1st December 2016, at Tower Hotel London. Click here to find out more about Banking Technology Awards.

About Banking Technology

Banking Technology is the definitive source of news and analysis of the global fintech sector.

Founded in London in 1984, Banking Technology has been at the forefront of the print and online publishing for the international community of bankers, financial services professionals, vendors, consultants, analysts and other industry participants, big and small.

Banking Technology Magazine is an iconic monthly publication dedicated to all things fintech across the globe.

The annual awards show – Banking Technology Awards – now in its 17th year, recognises the top achievers and innovators within the banking technology community.

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About FemTechLeaders

FemTechLeaders is a global community working towards inclusion, diversity, and supporting those invested in changing financial services for the greater good through technology. It is comprised of women and men who recognise that diversity in thought, experience, and gender make for a richer resolution to the challenges the financial services industry tackles, and that each diverse voice contributes to a better solution.

Through collaboration, co-creation, partnerships and networks, education and mentorship, FemTechLeaders mission is to bridge the gender gap in the financial services sector.

FemTechLeaders has an ongoing commitment to fostering parity in the workplace, highlighting gender-bias and disparity, promoting policy change within individual organisations as well as the industry as a whole, and recognising and celebrating individual members of the community for their contribution to innovation in the financial services space.

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For further information about Banking Technology Awards, please contact:

Sophie Egan, head on marketing, Banking Technology

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