Four women in payments receive 2017 Wnet AwardsW
omen's Network in Electronic Transactions (Wnet) just revealed the 2017 Wnet Awards winners. The organization was founded in 2005 to inspire and empower women in the payments industry. The annual awards recognize volunteers who are doing outstanding work to help further those goals.
"Wnet is proud of the accomplishments of all of our members, said Gloria Colgan, Wnet President and President of Velco Payments. "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."
And the winners are
This year, four women were recognized, as follows:
- Lean in to Lead Award: Dawn Delaney, Director, Corporate Parnterships, Chase Paymentech. This 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.
- Making Waves Award: Christina Camacho, Chief Executive Officer of Current Payment Solutions. This recognition 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.
- Emerging Trendsetter Award: Megan Karbula, Business Leader-Product, Strategy Marketing, Merchant e-Solutions. This award showcases an individual's commitment and energy to improving the industry.
- Diversity Champion Award: Theresa Gongora, Head of Corporate Strategy for TSYS. This honor 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. Gongora demonstrated leadership in expanding opportunities for women and advances diversity initiatives within her company.
"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 Cutterer, Wnet’s Executive Director.
For more information about Wnet, please visit wnetonline.org.
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