Women in Banking and Finance Limited (“WIBF”) is a not for profit membership network that has championed women in financial services for over 40 years. Our vision is a financial services sector which offers women equal opportunities as employees, customers, and entrepreneurs to reach their full potential and to contribute to building better businesses and places to work for all.
Established in 1980, WIBF’s membership includes individuals and financial services institutions across the UK, with branches in Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Manchester.
WIBF is run by members, for members, and is a staffed mainly by volunteers. Through our events, thought leadership and initiatives, and working in collaboration with our members and partners, we seek to deliver tangible change in financial services.
WHAT WE DO
We CONNECT our members to a wide network of thought-leaders, business leaders and women at all stages of their careers, we CHALLENGE the industry to adopt new ideas and address structural barriers, and we INSPIRE our wider community to create change.
Our vision is a financial services sector which offers women equal opportunities as employees, customers and entrepreneurs to reach their full potential and to contribute to building better businesses and places to work for all.
Our mission is to bring a gender lens to UK Financial Services by connecting, challenging and inspiring our network to unlock the full potential of financial services for all.
We connect women to organisations committed to supporting diversity, inclusion and equality, and showcase the underrepresented and under-utilised talent in the sector.
Awards for Achievement
We highlight and celebrate the inspirational work taking place every day in pursuit of diversity and excellence in the financial services sector.
At WIBF we understand the value of investing in your development but appreciate that many of you have limited time resources. So, we want to make it straightforward for you all. We are proud to now offer a six-month mentoring programme to all members, providing access to some of the most talented professionals within the Financial Services industry.
Networking & Personal Development Events
Meet WIBF members from other companies, locations and roles within the sector, build career knowledge, aspirations and networks.