Female Talent for Tech – FinTech edition

Female Talent for Tech – Fintech Edition

Join us on 7 November 2023 for the fintech edition of our Female Talent for Tech networking event. This event is an opportunity to learn more about the success stories and the personal and professional experiences of successful women working in fintech.

We welcome applications from students and graduates from the US, the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain and France.

The event will include a panel discussion and fireside chats with female industry and thought leaders. Speakers include:

  • Claire Stuart – Executive Director, EMEA Technology, Emerging Technology and IP Legal at J.P. Morgan
  • Emma Kerr – Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Europe at Visa
  • Lisa Glover-Gardin – Adjunct Professor of Law (Privacy and Technology) at Santa Clara University, former Senior Director and Global Head of Privacy Legal at PayPal
  • Nikiwe Tanga – General Manager Legal and Regulatory, Group Fintech at MTN MoMo
  • Kate Rhodes – Senior Counsel at Paysafe
  • Jessica McBride – General Counsel at Bunch
  • Marta Negro – Counsel, Corporate and Capital Markets at One Trading

During this event, you will gain insight into some of the hot topics shaping the fintech landscape, from innovative payment solutions to the latest and greatest in the crypto sphere, and have an opportunity to engage in lively discussions on the transformation of financial services. Our speakers will share their experiences in embracing rapidly changing regulations and the pursuit of growth amidst a challenging fundraising environment, what it’s like to set up new businesses and to pioneer new paths within established organisations, and how the fintech industry has been career-defining. In open discussions with female leaders in the fintech industry and Freshfields colleagues working on fintech matters you will gain valuable impressions and benefit from practical insights.

The event will be moderated by Freshfields lawyers including:

  • Christina Banz (Principal Associate, Finance, Frankfurt)
  • Eva Schneider (Principal Associate, Financial Services Regulation, Vienna)
  • Gaïa Pattyn (Senior Associate, Corporate / M&A, London)
  • Francesca Loreto (Senior Associate, Finance, New York) and
  • Katie Sa (Associate, IP / Data Protection, London)

The event will take place virtually. In addition, there will be in-person attendance opportunities at our Berlin, London and New York offices.

Local Time:

  • Central Europe: 7 November 2023, 7 – 10 PM
  • UK: 7 November 2023, 6 – 9 PM
  • US – Eastern: 7 November 2023, 1 – 4 PM
  • US – Central: 7 November 2023, 12 – 3 PM
  • US – Mountain: 7 November 2023, 11 AM – 2 PM
  • US – Pacific: 7 November 2023, 10 AM – 1 PM

Target Group:

Female high potentials who are studying or have recently graduated in law (students including PhD students, research assistants etc.).

This event is only open for individuals who are 18+years old. Specific previous knowledge in the field of (financial) technology is not necessary. Please note that the number of participants is limited.

Application Deadline: 29 October 2023





7:00 pm




Giulia Bauer
HR Consultant