Rise Up

Money20/20 believes inclusive businesses are better businesses. To promote this value, Rise Up was created to address the gender imbalance in leadership positions within the Financial Services and Fintech industry.

As the home of the Money Revolution, this will help fuel our mission to create a simpler, fairer and faster financial system for individuals, businesses and society as a whole. Rise Up is an exclusive program that will expose tomorrow’s female leaders to contacts, mentors, executive training and learnings that will catapult their career to the next level.

Rise Up is designed to provide support and actionable skills for women working to take the next steps to increased seniority within their careers. This exclusive program will expose participants to contacts, mentors, executive training and learnings that will catapult their career to the next level.

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Our Goal Is To:

Embrace inclusivity as a strategic imperative to drive our industry forward
Amplify the business benefits of inclusivity across the Financial Services and Fintech industry
Empower 30 women with actionable skills and learnings that can catapult their career to the next level
Actively support and inspire women early in their career to take advantage of the bold content, industry luminaries and career changing opportunities at Money20/20
Serve as a platform to inspire others to create actionable plans for inclusion and empowerment in our industry

Why Inclusivity Makes Business Sense

Successful businesses see inclusiveness as a competitive advantage that’s resulted in greater returns and lasting impacts:

How Does It Work?

A select group of 20 women will be hand-chosen to take part in an exclusive Money20/20 curated agenda, complete with a series of bespoke content sessions and unique networking opportunities. They will also take part in one-to-one mentoring with the most respected industry leaders, private meetings with keynote speakers and special events.

How Does It Work?

A select group of 20 women will be hand-chosen to take part in an exclusive Money20/20 curated agenda, complete with a series of bespoke content sessions and unique networking opportunities. They will also take part in one-to-one mentoring with the most respected industry leaders, private meetings with keynote speakers and special events.

How Does It Work?

A cohort of 30 women will be hand-chosen to take part in an exclusive Money20/20 curated agenda, complete with a series of bespoke content sessions and unique networking opportunities. They will also take part in one-to-one mentoring with the most respected industry leaders, private meetings with keynote speakers and special events. The Rise Up program will run throughout the event’s four days alongside regular event programming.

What's Included?

One-to-One Mentoring
Private Meet & Greets with Keynote Speakers
Exclusive Networking Events
Hotel Accommodations at The Venetian
A Money20/20
USA Pass
Curated Agenda Content & Bespoke Sessions
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Who Should Apply?

Rise Up is open to all women who meet the below requirements. Attendees who have already registered for Money20/20 USA are still encouraged to apply to take part in the Rise Up academy. If selected your paid pass will be reimbursed.
Rise Up participants must:
Currently Work in Financial Services or Fintech Industry
Have 2+ years experience in Financial Services or Fintech Industry
Sectors include, but are not limited to: Payments, Banking, Big Tech, Investment, Personal Finance, Lending, Retail, Telecoms, Government, Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

How Are Participants Chosen?

The top 30 applicants will be selected by Money20/20 with guidance from our Rise Up Advisory Board.
Applications close on August 31, 2018.

If you have questions on Rise Up or the application process, please contact: riseup@money2020.com

Advisory Board

Jolen Anderson
Chief Diversity Officer
Visa
Victoria Cheng
SVP, Venture Investing
Citi Ventures
Lisl Dutterer, CAE
Executive Director
WNET
Theresa Gongora
2019 Wnet President, SVP, Finance
TSYS
Carol Grunberg
2020 Wnet President, Head of Global Key Accounts
Ant Financial
Paula O’Reilly
Managing Director
Accenture
Louise Pentland
EVP, Chief Business Affairs & Legal Officer
PayPal
Kathryn Petralia
President and Co-Founder
Kabbage
Kirsten Trusko
Chief Innovation Officer
IRC
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