Meet the Fintech Diversity Radar champions
In this series, we’ll be featuring the women and men who are supporting the Fintech Diversity Radar initiative and improve the understanding of the contribution of diverse teams to company success. In this edition, Dr Jane Thomason, Co- founder of the British Blockchain and Frontier Technology Association, focuses on gender equality, the female economy and improving women’s access to financial services.
Why fintech diversity is vital for building the global economy
Advancing women’s equality holds significant benefits for rebuilding the global economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Jane Thomason, Co-founder of the British Blockchain and Frontier Technology Association, explores the issues of gender equality, the female economy and improving women’s access to financial services. Within this context, fintech has the power to remove barriers, increase access to financial services among poor and marginal communities, and link the digital economy together. Investment in women-owned fintechs and fintech products for women is essential to capitalise on all these benefits. To read the full blog, click here.