Demonstrates how to achieve gender parity goals in the workplace and highlights the long-term benefits
Showcases why FinTech is paving the way for change in gender equality
Celebrates FinTech successes and presents the challenges facing the industry
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Table of contents (11 chapters)
About this book
- Gender equality
- Gender equality in the workplace
- Women in finance
- Women in fintech
- fintech careers
- diversity in finance
- diversity in fintech
- financial technology
- financial technology jobs
- financial technology recruiting
- gender pay gap
- gender diversity on boards
Authors and Affiliations
Harrington Starr Ltd., London, UK
About the author
Nadia Edwards-Dashti co-founded the Harrington Starr Group in 2010, which has grown into the leading FinTech recruiter based in London with offices in New York. In 17 years in the FST sector, she has been responsible for helping over 2000 people find jobs and has grown from a trainee to a Managing Director and now Chief Customer Officer of a global technology recruitment business. She hosts the successful ‘Women of FinTech’ ‘The DEI Discussions’ Podcast Series where she has interviewed more than 150 women in leadership within the FinTech community to celebrate and showcase their successes.
Nadia created the diversity, equity and inclusion programme STEPFORWARD, helping companies produce tailored workflows and operational plans to drive towards gender equality and workplace inclusion.
Nadia is a regular speaker at industry conferences around the world, has been a panellist at some of the largest FinTech events in London and a guest judge for technology and innovation competitions for female technologists. She also speaks at universities on ‘Demystifying FinTech’ to attract the next generation to the industry. Ultimately Nadia believes in people and businesses becoming the best they can be and knows awareness, acknowledgement and action is needed to drive this forward.
Her other accolades include: Winner of Investing in Talent 2019 Awards – Most Inspirational Recruitment Leader, Innovate Finance Women in FinTech Powerlist and Brummel 2019 Top 30 Inspirational Women in the City.
Book Title: FinTech Women Walk the Talk
Book Subtitle: Moving the Needle for Workplace Gender Equality in Financial Services and Beyond
Authors: Nadia Edwards-Dashti
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham
eBook Packages: Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance (R0)
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-90573-6Published: 08 January 2022
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-90576-7Published: 09 January 2023
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-90574-3Published: 07 January 2022
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XLV, 150
Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations
Topics: Financial Technology and Innovation, Diversity Management and Women in Business, Careers in Business and Management