This week’s podcast revolved around women in fintech, and more specifically powerful leaders that happen to be women.
In this podcast, host Gina Clarke, Editor-in-Chief of The Fintech Times, was joined by Ghela Boskovich, Founder & Global Ambassador at Femtech Global, Eileen Burbidge, the UK Treasury’s Special Envoy for Fintech and Partner at Passion Capital, Joanne Dewar, CEO at Global Processing Services (GPS) and Marieke Flament, CEO at Mettle.
Listen to the podcast in full below!
Most people in Fintech admit that they never started out looking to carve a career in the industry, but for some women, that journey has had more twists and turns than a whodunit novel. In this podcast we speak to women who have broken barriers, overcome hurdles and sometimes even crashlanded in positions along the way.
We will also examine some of the reasons why women in Fintech need to take such a prolonged path. Often a lack of flexible working or a culture of long-working hours for women still in a primary caring role can be a barrier to entry into the industry. How have these women overcome such challenges?