INNOVATE Finance has officially opened submissions for its annual Women in Fintech Powerlist.
The 2018 Powerlist will feature 150 women across seven categories, and it will feature a “standout 35” group of women who have made an extraordinary impact in the fintech ecosystem.
Some of the categories in the 2018 Powerlist include: senior leaders, rising stars, investors, professional services and consultants, technology professionals, marketers, policy makers and regulatory experts.
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“Promoting diversity and inclusion are priorities for Innovate Finance and we are delighted to open submissions to our revamped Powerlist 2018,” said Charlotte Crosswell, chief executive of Innovate Finance.
“The fintech space has grown significantly since our first Powerlist was published five years ago, but it is still essential to highlight the crucial role that women play in the innovation and evolution of financial services.
“We are confident that it will provide some exceptional role-models to inspire a new generation of women considering a career in fintech in the years to come.”
The Powerlist will be published in Spring 2019, and the launch of the application process is part of Innovate Finance’s ongoing Diversity Programme.
According to recent research from Tech Nation Report, only 19 per cent of the digital tech workforce is female, compared to 49 per cent across all UK jobs. Within the fintech space, approximately 29 per cent of employees are women.
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