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Martha Mghendi-Fisher

Founder & Social Entrepreneur

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Martha Mghendi-Fisher is a fintech & payments thought leader, an immigrant, a social entrepreneur, diversity & inclusion advocate and a philanthropist with years of experience in cards, payments, financial industry, NGOs and social entrepreneurship.

A social entrepreneur and change maker, Martha is the Founder of different not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises such as:

European Women Payments Network (EWPN)- a Pan-European not for profit network championing diversity & inclusion in fintech & payments.

African Women in Fintech & Payments (AWFP)- a Pan-African not for profit network championing diversity & inclusion in fintech & payments.

Dali Spaces- An online and offline community for female founders, entrepreneurs and female leaders.

Femtreat - an organisation that offers retreats for female executives.

InvestFem- a global database that offers one stop shop with information, tools and access to funds to female founders.

African Female Founders & Innovators (AFFI)- a social enterprise that brings together African female founders and innovators.

The Fintologist- consultancy firm working with banks and financial institutions.

A passionate philanthropist, she founded, Beyond Innocence Foundation (BIF), a charity organisation to provide a rescue center & safe house for sexually abused minors aged 0-16 in Taita, Kenya.

She sits on various Boards including, Sote Hub; CodeOp, Rise Up Advisory Board Member for Money 20/20 EU, Advisory Board Member & Awards Judge for Merchant Payments Ecosystem(MPE2020) and WEI Advisory Council - Women's Economic Imperative (WEI)

Before that, she worked as Global Card Scheme Compliance Director for Payvision and Client Advising Manager for TSYS.

Martha has been listed on Women in Fintech Powerlist 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019; and Top 100 Women in Fintech 2019- Lattice80

Her full BIO can be found here:

All sessions by Martha Mghendi-Fisher:

Africa & Middle East - The Design Process as Fuel for Inclusion

15:25 - 15:50

Panel Debate

Established organisations work with inclusion and diversity, but how are the goals met? Find out how fintechs work actively with these important subjects on a daily basis and in the long run. Are fintechs the game changers? How is inclusion potentially improved by the design process? Are fintechs the front runners and what can incumbent organisations learn and interact in this space?

Applebys Plads 7, 1411 Copenhagen