My Career in Six

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CAREER SPOTLIGHT

MY CAREER IN SIX

My Career in Six is a spotlight series that celebrates the remarkable women at the forefront of the payments industry. In each candid interview, we delve into the professional lives of these global leaders, uncovering the defining moments, core principles, and personal stories that have shaped their distinguished careers.

My Career in Six

WENDY HALL

Women in Payment’s General Manager & VP, Wendy Hall shares insights into her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

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Podcast

MY CAREER IN SIX

My Career in Six is a weekly podcast produced by Women in Payments, where in each episode, we sit down with an inspiring woman leading the way in the payments industry as she shares unique career insights in just six minutes.

My Career in Six

Gabbi Ackerman & Barbara Sessa

Mastercard’s Senior Vice President, Head of Consumer Products, Europe​, Barbara Sessa shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

My Career in Six

Kristy Duncan & Norailly Bello

Citi’s Andean & Colombia Treasury and Trade Solutions and CCPS Head​, Noraily Bello, shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

My Career in Six

Kristy Duncan & Sophia Xu

Swift’s Team Lead, Business Development, China, Sophia Xu shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

My Career in Six

GABBI ACKERMAN & SHRIYANKA HORE

Swift’s MD, Head of Market Infrastructures, Communities Standards Services, Shriyanka Hore shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

 

My Career in Six

GABBI ACKERMAN & BONNIE CHIU

HSBC’s Employee and Client Engagement Global Payments Solutions, ASP, Bonnie Chiu shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

 

My Career in Six

GABBI ACKERMAN & MELISSA YAMBAO

Citi’s ASEAN Head of Financial Institutions & Fintech Sales, Treasury and Trade Solutions​, Melissa Yambao shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

 

My Career in Six

GABBI ACKERMAN & VIVI GALANI

American Express’s VP & GM Product Marketing, Vivi Galani shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

 

My Career in Six

GABBI ACKERMAN & DANA BRANTS

“Don’t overplan your career and always be ready for surprises.” 

 

Swift’s Global Head Digital Customer Channels, Dana Brants, shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry. 

My Career in Six

GABBI ACKERMAN & SHARON TOH

“Stay true to yourself and your values. As a female, you will always come across people who will doubt your ability and knowledge, but you can overcome this with confidence in yourself.“

SWIFT’s Head of ASEAN Region, APAC, Sharon Toh, shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

My Career in Six

Kristy Duncan & MONTSERRAT GARRIDO

“When we find and define our purpose, we play an active role in shaping the future and live a more fulfilled life.”

Citi’s Director, Latin America, Public Sector Sales Head​, Montserrat Garrido shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

My Career in Six

Kristy Duncan & ANDREA REEVE

HSBC UK’s Head of Business Management, Global Payment Solutions, Andrea Reeve shares six words and six thoughts on her career journey, and the advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

“You have to put yourself out there to really understand what you’re capable of” – Andrea Reeve

My Career in Six

Kristy Duncan & Monica Kennedy

“It’s ok to make mistakes. If you make a mistake, own it, fix it, learn from it and move on.” Our very own Founder and CEO, Kristy Duncan, chats with Monica Kennedy, Head of Global Banking, Merchant Services Portfolio Management at Bank of America on six words and six thoughts of Monica’s career journey and advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

My Career in Six

Allison Barbosa & Jennifer Waldron

“Coaching and developing others to deliver results and drive innovation has been one of my biggest accomplishments.” Our very own CCO, Allison Barbosa, speaks with Jennifer Waldron of American Express, on six words and six thoughts on Jennifer’s career journey and advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

My Career in Six

Allison Barbosa & Brian Mahony

“Leaders can establish forums through which people can network through shared interests that are broader than sport; like business resource groups or company sponsored community engagement.” Our very own CCO, Allison Barbosa, speaks with Brian Mahony of Elavon, six words and thoughts on Brian’s career journey and what it means to be an ally in the payments industry.

My Career in Six

Allison Barbosa & Peter Zotos

“One of the biggest things is to have an open-door policy. An open door is virtual as much as it is physical over the last couple of years. Being in a global role gives me that unique opportunity to get to know people on an individual level.” Our very own CCO, Allison Barbosa, speaks with Peter Zotos of J.P Morgan, on Peter’s career journey and what it means to be an ally in the payments industry.

My Career in Six

Jo Canning & Lisa Kalhans

“A lot of times it doesn’t matter where you start, it’s all about what you learn. Careers aren’t linear, they’re more jungle gyms than straight lines, and you just got to jump in, start somewhere and learn from everything that you do.” Jo Canning, Principal at EMA Partners International chats with Lisa Kalhans, President & CEO, Canada at American Express, on six words and six thoughts of Lisa’s career journey and advice she has for the rising stars of the industry.

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