A dozen of Canada’s girls leaders in FinTech and Blockchain might be celebrated on June 1st, however the inaugural Canada’s Prime Ladies in FinTech & Blockchain occasion is about greater than a celebration.
“We’re going to be showcasing the tales of 12 dynamic girls who’re main the way in which for the following era of girls in fintech to make sure, however that’s solely a part of the providing,” says celebration co-chair and ITWC CEO Fawn Annan.
“With panels and shows that includes trade leaders, we’re additionally exploring the alternatives for ladies within the sector and the fascinating potentialities for blockchain to alter the world.”
Nominated by their friends earlier this yr, and chosen by a judging panel of trade specialists, the 2021 honourees boast successes that vary from educators and tv personalities to girls who’re serial entrepreneurs or main blockchain assume tanks.
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The primary panel of the 90-minute occasion serves up sensible recommendation on create a tradition in FinTech the place the following era of girls 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 vigorous dialogue of the alternatives and challenges that may 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 recommend 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 Reviews, Evaluation Centre of Canada, the nationwide monetary intelligence company, speaks concerning 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 supplies an replace on open banking laws and the way in which the neighborhood may also help form them.
“It’s a lot to suit into 90-minutes, however when individuals give us their time we do our greatest to verify they get most worth,” mentioned Annan.
The occasion is sponsored by Okta and Proofpoint. Supporters embrace Canadian Blockchain Affiliation for Ladies; 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.