Press Release
September 19, 2017

Media Contact
Lisl D. Dutterer


Reston, VA, September 19, 2017 – Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (Wnet), the premier organization dedicated to women in payments, congratulates the winners of the 2017 Wnet Awards.

“Wnet is proud of the accomplishments of all of our members. We also rely in the volunteerism of our members to keep Wnet on the cutting edge of providing real member value. We are grateful for the contributions of this year’s award winners,” said Gloria Colgan, Wnet President and President, Velco Payments

The Lean in to Lead Award is given to a Wnet member who has significantly stepped forward to take a leadership role to add ideas, expertise and support that directly supports one of Wnet’s strategic objectives. The winner of this award is Dawn Delaney, Director, Corporate Partnerships, Chase Payment Tech. 

The Making Waves Award is given to a Wnet member who has made an impact on the industry and demonstrates a commitment to furthering Wnet’s mission by exemplifying outstanding leadership, and encouragement to other Wnet members. The winner of this award is Christina Camacho, CEO, Current Payment Solutions.

The Emerging Trendsetter Award celebrates a woman 30 years or younger who has a bright future in the payments industry. This individual showcases her commitment and energy to improving the industry. The winner of this award is Megan Karbula, Business Leader-Product, Strategy Marketing, Merchant e-Solutions.

The Diversity Champion Award is presented to an individual from a Wnet Corporate Sponsor, who has exemplified the spirit of diversity through contributions to her organization in the last year. This individual demonstrated leadership in expanding opportunities for women and advances diversity initiatives within her company. The winner of this award is Theresa Gongora, Head of Corporate Strategy, TSYS.

“Volunteers are the lifeblood of Wnet and we are all made stronger by the contributions of time and talent of Dawn, Christina, Megan and Theresa, as well as many other Wnet members,” said Lisl Dutterer, Wnet’s Executive Director. 

About Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (Wnet)
The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (Wnet) is the premier professional organization for women in payments, providing personal enrichment no matter what stage members are in their career. The organization provides world-class national and regional programming, fosters networking and promotes mentoring to help members achieve greater personal success, influence and professional parity. Founded in 2005, Wnet is a 501 (c) (3) non-for-profit organization serving more than 1,000 women in payments annually. For more information about national and regional events and programming, or to become a member, please visit wnetonline.org.