Twenty women in the Fintech industry were awarded the ‘Women in FinTech Awards (WIFA)’ as part of the third edition of fintech conclave ‘Fintegrate Zone’ in Mumbai on Friday. The Women in FinTech Awards (WIFA) aspires to raise awareness around women's contribution to the ecosystem, and to encourage more women to bring a real change.
The categories of WIFA included entrepreneurs, industry leaders, investors, ecosystem enablers and policy makers. The awardees were chosen from an application and nomination process that was vetted through a two-level process, covering their application and a research on their contribution to the ecosystem.
Here is the list of the influential ‘Women in Fintech’:
Chirutha Dalal, Co-Founder, Pay1
Khushboo Jain, Co-Founder, ImpactGuru
Lizzie Chapman, Co-Founder and CEO, Zest Money
Mabel Chacko, Co-Founder and COO, Open
Meghna Suryakumar, Founder and CEO, Crediwatch
Priyanka Kanwar, Founder and Director, Kite
Sayali Karanjkar, Co-Founder, Paysense
Shweta Aprameya, Co-Founder, Happy
Simmi Sareen, Founder and CEO, Loans4ME
Sucharita Mukherjee, Co-founder and CEO, Kaleidofin
Chetna Sinha, Founder, Mann Deshi
Smita Aggarwal, Director-Investments, Omidyar Network
Julie Lake, CEO/Co-Founder, Fintech50
Mirna Seiman, Founder and CEO, Fintech Galaxy
Suniti Nanda, FinTech Officer, Government of Maharashtra
Radhika Binani, Chief Product Officer, Paisabazaar.com
Smita Bhagat, Senior Executive Vice President, HDFC Bank
Sujatha Mohan, Head-Digital and New Initiatives, RBL Bank
Tina Singh,Chief Digital Officer, Mahindra Finance
Shanti Mohan, Cofounder, LetsVenture
“Wonderful and inspiring to be part of a forum like Fintegrate Zone solidly backing women with dreams and ambition. Its great to be part of this super accomplished group of women in fintech, many of us working with and supporting each other. Too few women working in fintech space in India, initiatives like Women in Fintech will certainly encourage others to bring their perspectives, play pivotal role in shaping the industry,” says Sucharita Mukherjee, Co-founder and CEO, Kaleidofin.