Catherine Wines Executive Director and Co-founder of WorldRemit, premium sponsor for this year’s event, today confirms her attendance to the 2017 remarkable event.
Catherine is responsible for WorldRemit’s corporate governance, global compliance and licensing. She is also in charge of the company’s rapidly expanding regional operations.
A qualified accountant, she has extensive commercial experience in the money transfer industry and was one of WorldRemit’s founding members.
Speaking earlier on sponsoring the Divas of Colour, Catherine said, “WorldRemit very proudly supports the Divas of Colour International – the largest gathering of the world’s most powerful women of diverse background and ethnicity from around the globe in celebration of their contributions and achievements. In September 2016 we enabled over half a million transfers per month for the first time, up from 330,000 transfers in January 2016. The driving force behind our explosive growth are our users, including the women of the diaspora supporting their families through our mobile app and website and it is with them that we today wish to celebrate, recognise, unite, discover and empower similar success stories”.
Divas of Colour is the largest gathering of world’s most influential women, a special day to celebrate, recognise, reward and discover the contributions of women from around the world. Catherine Wines is just one of many high profile women already confirmed to attend this year’s event to be held on the 18th March 2017 at Kia Oval. Tickets and more details are available on the website – www.divasofcolour.com
“WorldRemit is the “WhatsApp of Money” – a digital money transfer service that makes sending money from 50+ countries to more than 125 receiving destinations as easy as sending an instant message. It’s easy – just open the app or visit the website to send money. No more agents needed.
“WorldRemit primarily helps migrants from developing countries working in developed countries send money to friends and family through its mobile app and web service.
“In addition to bank transfers, cash pickup and mobile phone airtime top up, WorldRemit offers instant transfers to 34 Mobile Money services in 26 countries.
“More than a third or transactions or some 160,000 transfers per month are received directly on mobile phones via Mobile Money accounts in receive countries where some 2 billion people are still unbanked but use their phones as a way to achieve financial inclusion.”