More than 1,100 people registered to watch this year’s Women in Finance Awards, which was held as a live broadcast event on Thursday, 10 September. Emceed by writer and feminist social commentator Jane Caro, the event celebrated and recognised the women leading the way in the finance industry. We review what happened on the night.
WOMEN IN FINANCE MONTH: At the fourth annual Women in Finance Awards, which was held virtually for the first time, PwC’s chief diversity, inclusion and wellbeing officer, Julie McKay, delivered a thoughtful (and somewhat hopeful) speech, leaving viewers with plenty of food for thought. Acknowledging the unprecedented challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Ms McKay noted that the pandemic provided industries with an opportunity to change, too. Here’s what she had to say.
With nearly 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Natalie Sheehan is well equipped to take on the role of head of distribution at non-bank lender Brighten Home Loans, which she was appointed to earlier this year. But as well as being a leading name in finance, Ms Sheehan has been making a name for herself in competitive sports, too, having represented Australia in the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series and the 2017 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. We catch up with Ms Sheehan to find out how she’s done it all.