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Wajeeha H. Awadh

Wajeeha H. Awadh

Head of Section, Digital Banking and FinTech Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG)


Wajeeha H. Awadh is a FinTech enthusiast heading digital banking and FinTech section at the largest Islamic Bank Globally from the geographical perspective (16 countries in 3 contents), where her focus is on the projects of the digital transformation vision. Her banking journey has been full of exciting achievements including working on the establishment of a new Islamic bank in Morocco, a group-wide product intelligence system, group-wide sustainability reporting, and integrating United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Al Baraka Sustainable Development Goals.

Wajeeha's FinTech passion goes beyond this as she is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in FinTech and holds a number of memberships in FinTech initiatives including Women in FinTech Initiative (WIFBH) by Bahrain Economic Development Board, as well as FinTech Ecosystem workgroup and FinTech Talent workgroup by Bahrain FinTech Bay, the largest FinTech Hub in MENA region.

She has been a speaker in a number of FinTech, Digital Banking, and Technology related conferences and currently working on a number of publications and much more to come.

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