Mariquit is an active and vocal champion for firm-sponsored initiatives focused on D&I.  She is on the Senior Steering Committee for Women in Technology (WiT) and is focused on recruiting and retaining women talent in technology at Barclays. In addition to organizing company-wide events, Mariquit launched the Female Innovators Lab by Barclays and Anthemis, a new program based in New York which invests in early stage companies led by women and is aimed at helping female entrepreneurs launch new companies.  She takes part in fireside chats and mentoring for Encore, a 12-week fellowship programme aimed at helping professionals who have taken career breaks return to work. She has been featured in numerous internal and external communications featuring her work to drive greater diversity.  Her work within Barclays and extensive public profile has significantly increased inclusion within the firm and beyond. Recognized in NYC FinTech Women’s Inspiring Females of 2019, keynote speaker for the 2020 WeAreTechWomen global conference and recipient of the Jes Staley CEO Award.

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