Women Go Tech, Fintech Hub LT & FinTech Poland: Shaping the Future Together

In a significant step towards empowering women in the tech industry, we at Women Go Tech are thrilled to announce our partnership with FinTech Poland and Fintech Hub LT. This collaboration is a commitment to enhancing the role of women in shaping the future of the ICT sector. On Wednesday, the 6th of March, both organizations solidified this commitment by signing a memorandum, focusing on education and cross-border business cooperation.

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Our Shared Goal: Empowerment in Tech

FinTech Poland, Fintech Hub LT, and Women Go Tech signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) dedicated to sharing knowledge, and experience, and enhancing processes for talent development and transfer in the technology sector. This agreement aims to deepen cooperation among organizations supporting innovation, in response to the current geopolitical situation and in pursuit of building regional strength.

The core objective of our collaboration is to empower women within the tech landscape. By signing the letter of intent, we’ve pledged mutual support to promote an inclusive environment that encourages women to develop their technological skills and play a pivotal role in the emerging professions of the future.

Making it official

Signed on March 6th at the Embassy of Lithuania in Poland, the agreement accompanied a conference focusing on diversity and the role of women in the technology industry, particularly in fintech. The event, titled “Women Go Tech: Insights on Bridging the Gender Gap in the ICT Sector,” brought together leading experts and professionals from the sector.

The conference’s keynote speaker was Jarune Preiksaite, CEO of Women Go Tech, who shared insights into the organization’s achievements over the past 8 years. During her presentation, she highlighted successes such as retraining over 700 women for careers in the technology sector and uniting over 450 mentors to support women on their journeys to success. Women Go Tech, in collaboration with local and international companies, continues its efforts to drive social change to increase women’s participation in the technology sector.

The panel discussion was moderated by Krzysztof Gerlach, Managing Director for Corporate Clients and Development at mBank. Panelists, including representatives from Wix.com Vilnius, IT Card, FinTech Poland, Fintech Hub LT, and Vinted, discussed ways to support the diversity of talents and the benefits of gender equality in the ICT sector.

The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding also marks a step towards further bridging gender gaps and creating a more sustainable and dynamic technology sector in Central and Eastern Europe.