Spotlight Series - WiFA People

In 2020 we launch a Spotlight Series to highlight a woman each day in March in celebrating the International Women’s Month. Since then, WiFA is leveraging this platform to celebrate strong leaders and trusted decision makers in the financial services industry. Read inspiring stories from the female leaders we spoke to recently

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Rebecca Terner Lentchner

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Rebecca Terner Lentchner

How do you think your staff are benefiting from being involved with WiFA? WiFA offers many opportunities to participate in meaningful programs, educational events, philanthropy and networking. WiFA attracts senior women and men, those starting their careers and...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Paula DiPerna

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Paula DiPerna

Please introduce yourself I am a writer and strategic entrepreneur. I am passionate about trying to figure out the nexus of situations, such as how climate change and finance meet. I see problems as maps, and I love to picture bottlenecks like traffic jams, and try to...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Karen Seymour

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Karen Seymour

How would you introduce yourself? I’m an optimistic, adventure-loving, purpose-driven connector and collaborator. I’d say I’m a deep generalist with over 30 years of experience across diverse roles and industries, including financial services, supply chain, NGOs,...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Archana Kotecha

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Archana Kotecha

Please introduce yourselfA mother, a passionate human rights advocate and a time juggler! When did you speak for WiFA and on what topic?I have had the pleasure of speaking at WiFA on two occasions, once on the nexus of money-laundering and human trafficking, and the...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Megan Roudebush

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Megan Roudebush

What is your current role, and your connection with WiFA? I am the Founder and CEO of keepwith, a company that teaches networking to companies, organizations and conferences worldwide. Last Spring, I delivered two networking education sessions for WiFA - one to...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Vanessa Hemavathi

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Vanessa Hemavathi

What is your current role, and your connection with WiFA? I am currently the Head of Investment Services for Asia for Privium Fund Management a professional services organization that provides regulated investment solutions for fund managers. I am also the Chair for...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Anita Ngai

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Anita Ngai

When and why did your Firm start to support WiFA? How do you think the staff are benefiting from the programs/ events? Citi has been collaborating with WIFA for a number of years. Staff benefit from our engaging, relevant, and insightful events like the Emerging...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Sarah Anderson

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Sarah Anderson

What is your current role, and your participation within the diversity and inclusion initiatives?  I am head of Corporate Sustainability, APAC and I chair the regional D&I network. Can you share one of your Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Programs that...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Sanel Tomlinson

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Sanel Tomlinson

What is your current role, and your connection with WiFA? I am passionate about the Inclusion and Diversity agenda – be it at work, in the broader community or in my personal life. At KPMG in China we have been involved in various Inclusion and Diversity initiatives...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Macy Yan

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Macy Yan

What is your current role, and your connection with WiFA? I am a Director, Institutional Partnerships in Asia Pacific at CFA Institute. I represent CFA Institute on the WiFA advisory committee as a corporate sponsor, and I am a member of the WiFA Emerging Talent...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Tonia Wong Kee

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Tonia Wong Kee

How would you introduce/ define yourself?Creative, outgoing, passionate and curious. I have a cheeky side and love to laugh more than anything. When did you join WiFA and what is your current role?I have been attending and participating in WiFA events for a few years....