A dozen of Canada’s ladies leaders in FinTech and Blockchain can be celebrated on June 1st, however the inaugural Canada’s High Girls in FinTech & Blockchain occasion is about greater than a celebration.
“We’re going to be showcasing the tales of 12 dynamic ladies who’re main the best way for the subsequent technology of ladies in fintech to make certain, however that’s solely a part of the providing,” says celebration co-chair and ITWC CEO Fawn Annan.
“With panels and shows that includes business leaders, we’re additionally exploring the alternatives for girls within the sector and the fascinating prospects for blockchain to alter the world.”
Nominated by their friends earlier this yr, and chosen by a judging panel of business specialists, the 2021 honourees boast successes that vary from educators and tv personalities to ladies who’re serial entrepreneurs or main blockchain assume tanks.
Who can be on Canada’s 2021 High Girls in Fintech & Blockchain honour function?
The primary panel of the 90-minute occasion serves up sensible recommendation on the right way to create a tradition in FinTech the place the subsequent technology of ladies can thrive. The panel is moderated by Emma Todd, CEO of MMH Blockchain Group and options panelists Jax Painter, Sr. Advertising Supervisor, Okta; Lucia Milică, CISO, Proofpoint, Karen Budahazy, Board Chair, Canadian Pay as you go Suppliers Group, and Ariane Arend, Director, Enterprise Retail Gross sales & Relationship Administration, Cardtronics.
A second panel, moderated by occasion co-chair Karsten Anend, will lead three sector leaders in a full of life dialogue of the alternatives and challenges that can accompany a widespread adoption of Blockchain adoption. Panelists Alexis Pappas, CEO, ID Community
Iliana Oris Valiente, Managing Director, Innovation and Blockchain Lead, Accenture, and
Jaime Leverton, CEO, Hut 8 Mining counsel blockchain adoption could also be extra widespread than generally accepted.
Studying from leaders
Briefly particular person shows, Metropolis of Toronto CFO Heather Taylor will element a blockchain initiative that’s saving money and time and may very well be copied by municipalities throughout the nation. Sarah Paquet, Director/Chief Government Officer, Monetary Transactions and Studies, Evaluation Centre of Canada, the nationwide monetary intelligence company, speaks in regards to the federal authorities’s effort to search out the stability between innovation and fraulante use of cryptocurrencies. Katie Gibson, VP with the CIO Technique Council offers an replace on open banking rules and the best way the group can assist form them.
“It’s a lot to suit into 90-minutes, however when individuals give us their time we do our greatest to ensure they get most worth,” stated Annan.
The occasion is sponsored by Okta and Proofpoint. Supporters embrace Canadian Blockchain Affiliation for Girls; Canadian Pay as you go Suppliers Group; Canadian Blockchain Consortium; WIT Community; the FinTech Development Syndicate; TransformationWorx; and Crypto Chicks.
Koleya Karringten, Government Director of the Canadian Blockchain Consortium is the Grasp of Ceremonies for the afternoon.