Global Diversity Leaders to Speak at Wnet Event

Press Release
March 23, 2016

Intel Corporation and MGM Resorts International Executives to Share Diversity Initiatives

Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net), the premier organization dedicated to women in payments, announces speakers for the 2016 SuperLINC. This event will be held in collaboration with ETA’s TRANSACT16 on April 19, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino. Sharon L. Brogdon, Director of Strategic Capability, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Intel Corporation and Phyllis A. James, EVP Special Counsel-Litigation and Chief Diversity Officer, MGM Resorts International will discuss their organization’s trend-setting diversity initiatives and how those in payments can benefit from this industry trend in their organizations.

“I am pleased to welcome Sharon L. Brogdon and Phyllis A. James to W.net’s SuperLINC event,” said Christine Lee, W.net President and President, NA Strategic Partnerships & Emerging Markets, Moneris. “This important discussion will uncover how diversity is defined so women and others in payments can align themselves with the opportunities in this growing industry.”

The panel, moderated by Linda S. Perry, W.net Founder, Board member and payments consultant, will help attendees identify the skills they currently have that are in demand and the skills that can be acquired to make them more visible and valuable. Companies have recognized the need the need for more gender and racial/ethnic inclusion in the work force. The W.net hopes to see more men attend this timely discussion.

To pre-register for SuperLINC 2016, please visit www.wnetonline.org/news or telephone +1. 877-772-WNET. You must register and attend TRANSACT16 to attend SuperLINC. This event is free and open to all attendees.

About the Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net)

The Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net) is the premier professional organization for women in payments, providing personal enrichment no matter what stage members are in their career. The organization provides world-class national and regional programming, fosters networking and promotes mentoring to help members achieve greater personal success, influence and professional parity. Founded in 2005, W.net is a 501 (c) (3) non-for-profit organization serving more than 1,000 women in payments annually. For more information about national and regional events and programming, or to become a member, please visit www.wnetonline.org.