40 Minute Mentor

February 6, 2023

World Cancer Day: Remembering The Late Catherine Wines

To commemorate this year’s World Cancer Day, we’re looking back on one of our all-time favourite episodes, featuring the late Catherine Wines

Catherine was the Co-Founder of WorldRemit, one of the fastest growing FinTechs in the UK, allowing people to send money to friends and family living abroad.

Catherine was one of the most high-profile female leaders in FinTech and it came as a real shock to the industry when she lost her battle to stage 3 pancreatic cancer in 2020. 

We have benefited first-hand from Catherine’s ongoing mentorship and support, and couldn’t think of a better way to raise awareness of and commemorate World Cancer Day, by re-sharing some of our favourite moments from our conversation with her.  

In today’s episode, you’ll hear: 

➡️ How WorldRemit was born [01:44] 

➡️ Her advice for anyone wanting to break into the industry [04:25] 

➡️ How she dealt with her cancer diagnosis and how employers can support [06:08] 

Helpful links:

➡️ Catherine’s full-length 40 Minute Mentor episode: https://jbmc.co.uk/insights/40-minute-mentor/living-life-to-the-fullest-without-regret-with-catherine-wines/ 

➡️ More about WorldRemit: https://www.worldremit.com/ 

➡️ More about World Cancer Day and how you can get involved: https://www.worldcancerday.org/ 

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🤝 Explore Hidden Pages: 

For this year’s Black History Month, we’ve had the great pleasure of partnering with Samuel Tholley and Hidden Pages – a zine discovering hidden Melanated history & lists of sources exploring the Melanated/”Black” experience. 

We talked about his motivation behind Hidden Pages, why it’s so important to normalise black history and he shares some amazing historic figures we can all learn from.

This is only the beginning of this partnership, so make sure you check out our initial conversation with Samuel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF_-blY_kUQ 

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