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Afiya Chohollo, Co-Founder - CloudFO

"Unfair advantage needs to be fair. Talent isn't scarce, it's an opportunity and knowing the right information." 

On this latest episode of FinTech's DEI Discussions, Nadia is joined by Afiya Chohollo, Co-Founder of CloudFO.

In this episode, Afiya delves into the challenges and systemic issues in the tech industry, especially regarding financial inclusivity and the empowerment of underrepresented groups through technology.

The pair explore Afiya’s approach to leadership and her initiatives to create more equitable workplaces. She emphasises the importance of data-driven decision-making to address pay disparities and advocates for proactive engagement to improve organisational culture.

Afiya highlights the necessity of providing platforms and tools that democratise access to crucial business insights, levelling the playing field for smaller enterprises and underserved founders.

About FinTech’s DEI Discussions: 

FinTech’s DEI Discussions is Harrington Starr’s longest-running podcast show; and is hosted by our Chief Customer Officer, Nadia Edwards-Dashti. 

Inspiring the entire industry to walk the talk for change, each episode imparts tangible, actionable advice that advocates for more inclusive practices in financial services and beyond. 

Guests are typically financial services and technology Founders, C-Suite members and DEI Ambassadors. We also feature voices from outside of the industry to ensure diversity of thought is present throughout conversations. 

New episodes are released every Tuesday and Thursday and are available on all major podcast streaming platforms. 

The DEI Discussions is an award-winning show and is recognised as one of The Top 4 FinTech podcasts worth listening to in 2024.” 

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