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WorldRemit’s Executive Director, Catherine Wines, to attend Divas of Colour 2017 Event

Catherine Wines, Executive Director and Co-founder of WorldRemit, premium sponsor for this year’s event, has confirmed that she will attend the 2017 edition of the Divas of Colour awards.

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.

Catherine has previously said, regarding sponsoring the Divas of Colour event, “WorldRemit very proudly supports Divas of Colour – the largest gathering of the world’s most powerful women of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities from around the globe, in celebration of their contributions and achievements. In September 2016, we enabled over half a million transfers each month for the first time, up from 330,000 transfers in January 2016. The driving force behind our explosive growth is 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.

About WorldRemit
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 of transactions or some 160,000 transfers per month are received directly on mobile phones via Mobile Money accounts in receiving countries where some 2billion people are still unbanked but use their phones as a way to achieve financial inclusion.”

About Divas of Colour 2017
Divas of Colour is the largest gathering of world’s most influential women from around the globe. A special day to recognise, reward and discover the best of women’s contributions. The 4th annual event, to be held on 18th March 2017 at Kia Oval is set to be the largest yet. It is tagged ‘Slay in Health’ in honour of one of our biggest supporters and original partner, Dr Nkem Ezeilo, who passed away recently from breast cancer. This year, the event’s focus is on educating and raising awareness on gynaecological cancers with our chosen charity, Cysters – advocates on the issues of gynaecological well being and women’s health in general.

Influential women, celebrities and power players in the health industry and many other walks of life are expected to attend this year. Registrations for designers and exhibitors are now being accepted on the website –

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