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The categories of WIFA included entrepreneurs, industry leaders, investors, ecosystem enablers and policy makers.

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.