Episode 48: “Let’s talk about Impact, Equal Opportunity and Empowerment”

In our second installment of Breaking Impact – Gender & Empowerment, Matteo and Nina go off mute with returning guests Dr. Leyla Hussein, Soulaima Gourani, and new guest Martha Mghendi-Fisher. The group dives off-script into a discussion on raising funds as a female founder, and during lockdown as well as the double-edged sword of well-intentioned charity and volunteer work from the private sector. Tune in for a no-holds-barred conversation.

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CEO, Bloom Money
About the Author
Nina Mohanty is the founder and CEO of Bloom Money, an app that provides migrants with familiar financial services. Before leaving to found Bloom Money, Nina worked with the magnificent team at Klarna making payments smoooth and reimagining a better way to pay. Prior to Klarna, Nina worked at London-based Open Banking start up, Bud, to build out a financial marketplace and rethink the way we interact with financial services. She has been a steadfast believer in delivering technology that can better customer’s financial lives and financial literacy since her days at Starling Bank and Mastercard. She is a three time winner of the Innovate Finance Women in FinTech PowerList Rising Star Award and a recipient of the TechWomen 100 award. Nina is a fiercely passionate feminist and vocal advocate of diversity (of all kinds) in the workplace.