Wnet at Money20/20


Are you seeking to attend Money20/20 Asia, taking place March 24-26, 2020? Wnet members receive a discount code on registration to this event!


In 2018, Wnet and Money20/20 joined forces to create Rise Up, a global program designed to provide support and actionable skills for women working to take the next steps to increased seniority within their careers. This exclusive program exposes participants to contacts, mentors, executive trainings and learnings that are proven to catapult careers to the next level.  Since it’s launch in 2018, Rise Up programs have been featured at Money20/20 events in Asia and Europe.

To provide continuing support for Rise Up Alumni, Wnet created the Rise Up Chapter.

Wnet members who have completed the Rise Up Academy include Nicole Baxby, Featurespace; Dora Chai, Stripe; Dawn Delaney, JPMorgan Chase; Genevieve Dozier, Fiserv; Stephanie Foster, Fiserv;  Amanda Harper-Peldzus, TSYS; Vera Natasha Hinojosa, Netspend; Tite Jean-Pierre, Infosys; Rebecca Walden, First American Bank; Velera Wilson, Fiserv.

In 2019, we expanded our partnership.  In addition our continued support of Rise Up, Wnet produced a main-stage series which highlight transformational leadership success stories from across the industry.

Speakers included Wnet President Carol Grunberg (Northwestern Mutual), Marie-Claude Nadeau (McKinsey), Joe Carella (University of Arizona), Randall Tucker (MasterCard), Osama Bedier (Poynt), Kelly Beatty (Worldpay), Gail Burgos (TSYS), John Beatty (Clover).

More Wnet members were featured as Money 2020 speakers than ever before, including Nicole Baxby, Account Director, Featurespace;  Kelly Beatty, Chief of Staff to the President Merchant Solutions, FIS;  Audrey Blackmon, SVP Business Development, Verrency;  Gail Burgos, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, TSYS; Joe Carella, Assistant Dean of Executive Education, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona;  Stephanie Foster, Product Manager, Fiserv;  Jasma Ghai, Vice President, Global Products and Delivery, Discover Global Network;  Theresa Gongora, SVP Finance;  TSYS, Carol Grunberg, VP & Executive Officer, Northwestern Mutual;  Deirdre Ives, CEO North America, Wirecard;  Shemina Jiwani, Chief Operating Officer, AscendantFX Capital, Inc.; Uzma Makhdumi, Head of Payments Partnerships, Google;  Amy Parsons, SVP, Global Acceptance, Discover Global Network; Michelle Tinsley, CEO and Founder, Tinsley Retail Insights; Velera Wilson, Marketing Director, First Data.

Wnet proudly co-sponsored networking receptions that provided great opportunities for women and men from different industry segments. The partnership continues in 2020, and will expand to include Money20/20 Asia and Europe!