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FinTech Female Fridays: The NYC FinTech Women Team

This Thanksgiving week, we are extra thankful for the 20+ volunteers who make NYC FinTech Women possible. That is why we are featuring our incredible team this FinTech Female Friday! Scroll below to meet some of our team members and learn about what they’ve been up to this year.


Erin Corbett

Marketing - Social


Project Manager Specialist, Nasdaq


2020 Stats:

- Walked many miles on the esplanade in Boston

- Spent 1,000s of minutes on Zoom connecting with friends, family, and colleagues

- Started my MBA in Fall 2020



Connect with Erin on Linkedin


Filippa Noghani

Marketing Chair


Sr. Director and Head of Banking and FS Marketing, Virtusa


2020 Stats:

- Ran 320 km and biked 450 km

- Spent 40 hrs in Trader Joe's line

- Worked 7 days a week from March through August (according to MS Outlook)



Connect with Filippa on Linkedin


Julie Huang

Marketing - FinTech Fireside Minute


Business & Computer Science Student, Northeastern University


2020 Stats:

- Ran 11 miles with my roommate

- Walked an average of just 1k steps/day

- Celebrated 4 friends' 21st birthdays over Zoom


Connect with Julie on Linkedin


Kate Cullen

Marketing - FinTech Female Fridays


Associate, New Listings & Capital Markets, Nasdaq


2020 Stats:

- Got promoted in April (a very uncertain time)

- Learned to play the piano

- Hiked 26 miles in Yosemite



Connect with Kate on Linkedin


Kathy Chandra

Marketing - Social


Principal, LRG International


2020 Stats:

- Regularly doing yoga

- Stayed sane while juggling work with kids at home

- Motivated to fix up work website and get social media in order




Connect with Kathy on Linkedin


Lindsay Hemings

Marketing - Head of FinTech Female Fridays


Marketing Assistant, Selerity Inc.


2020 Stats:

- "Quarantined" for 8 months in Florida

- Spent 1 hr a day walking my dog

- Did 3 road trips, all while working remotely!



Connect with Lindsay on Linkedin


Megan Chang

Marketing - Social


Internal Quality Auditor, The ISO 9000 Group, LLC


2020 Stats:

- Graduated college during a pandemic

- Completed one of Chloe Ting's workout challenges

- Finally getting 9-10 hours of sleep a night!


Connect with Megan on Linkedin


Melissa Hougie

Event Co-Chair


Director of Marketing, Ocrolus


2020 Stats:

- Part of team that grew Ocrolus to be the #1 fastest-growing FinTech on the Inc. 5000

- Produced virtual events that brought in over 2,000 attendees

- Learned to ride a bike



Connect with Melissa on Linkedin



Michelle O'Connor

Expansion Chair


VP Marketing, Synapse


2020 Stats:

- Maintained some level of productivity and sanity while quarantining without childcare and running a global marketing team

- Got in 30 minutes of meditation everyday

- Spoke on more panels from March to November than in the past 5 years


Connect with Michelle on Linkedin


Michelle Tran

Co-Founder


Co-Founder, NYC FinTech Women


2020 Stats:

- Started Storm King Advisors to help FinTechs grow

- Had our 3rd baby during the pandemic lockdown

- Moved cross-country during my 3rd trimester



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Nicole Newlin

Events Chair


VP Solutions, Ocrolus


2020 Stats:

- Began developing NYC FinTech Women's Podcast! Coming soon!

- Got back to running for distance again

- Spent more time talking to my family - by phone - less text!




Connect with Nicole on Linkedin



If you are interested in joining our team, you can apply to volunteer with us here.


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