FinTech has been disrupting the financial industry in the last few years by creating new business models and offering innovative financial products and services to end customers. This webinar covers different topics under an introduction to FinTech including defining FinTech, discussing its adoption, explaining the various FinTech models, presenting the FinTech landscape, showcasing banks' strategies for FinTech, and finally giving a brief about Bahrain FinTech landscape.
- To introduce FinTech and its global landscape
- To explain the key business models of FinTechs
- To showcase the banks' strategies for FinTech
Date & Time:
Thursday, June 4, 2020
8:00 pm (Bahrain and Saudi Arabia Time)
9:00 pm (UAE Time)
About the Speaker
Wajeeha Awadh is a FinTech and digital banking expert. At Al Baraka Banking Group, she looks after the digital transformation strategies and currently engaged with several digital banking and FinTech projects. Wajeeha has also been part of Strategic Planning Department and Sustainability and Social Responsibility Department, and worked on projects including the establishment of a new Islamic bank in Morocco, group wide product intelligence system, group wide sustainability reporting, and integrating United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Al Baraka Sustainable Development Goals.Wajeeha has been ranked on top 50 most influential women in Islamic Business and Finance by Cambridge IFA. Currently, she is pursuing a doctoral program at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation.