Mortgage Professional Australia
08 March 2023
International Women’s Day provided the opportunity for female leaders across the finance broking industry to recognise the benefits of gender equity and diversity.
OnDeck chief operating officer Charlene Batson (pictured below) acknowledged that the gender imbalance across the finance broking sector reflected a range of factors, from the traditional culture, through to workplace operations.
Women fill 40% of leadership roles within OnDeck, and one in three roles business-wide are held by women, Batson said. This figure is “considerably higher” than the fintech sector as a whole, she said, noting that industry-wide, female participation “is closer to 20%”.
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