Jul 16 / 2018
Latest News / Editorial

Karolina Pelc makes Most Influential Women 2018 list

First three women to make iGaming Business Most Influential Women 2018 list revealed

iGaming Business has released the names of the first three individuals on its list of top ten women in iGaming Business. Amongst them was Karolina Pelc, Casino Director at LeoVegas.

sigma igaming Karolina Pelc makes Most Influential Women 2018 list
iGaming Business has released the first three on its list of top ten women in iGaming Business.

Pelc has held the reins at LeoVegas – managing LeoVegas’ casino product and operations department, for more than three years. Her efforts were given further recognition when LeoVegas picked up awards for Best Live Casino and Best Mobile Product earlier this year.

Speaking to SiGMAgazine, Pelc spoke about some of the issues currently facing women in the iGaming industry, saying that one issue facing women is “a lack of mentorship – where women already successfully holding senior roles could guide their less experienced peers, not only to succeed but to do it while maintaining the right work-life balance”.  She has a ‘strong character’ and knows what she’s after but expressed her concern that “women who aren’t that confident might end up suffering a gender pay gap – it’s a big issue that the industry needs to address.”

Rounding off the top three is Britt Boeskov, Chief Programme Officer at Kindred and Paula Cara Farcas, CTO at Colossus Bets.

 The list is the first of its kind from iGaming Business and aims to redress the balance, especially in light of this year’s gender pay gap reporting which revealed that women remain under-represented at the upper tiers of the business.

The remaining seven names on the list will be revealed in two further instalments online at a later date.

Check out our latest events in the videos below:

Share this entry: gplus-button facebook-button linkedin-button twitter-button
or go back to NEWS page
Array
(
    [0] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 139628
            [post_title] => Aspire Global created industry-first sports tournament focusing on responsible gaming
            [post_date] => 2020-07-03 14:04:09
            [post_name] => aspire-global-created-industry-first-sports-tournament-focusing-on-responsible-gaming
        )

    [1] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 139623
            [post_title] => Analysis: Is banning betting sponsorships a good idea?
            [post_date] => 2020-07-03 13:53:59
            [post_name] => analysis-is-banning-betting-sponsorships-a-good-idea
        )

    [2] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 139630
            [post_title] => Bolivian Gambling Authority puts online gambling on the table
            [post_date] => 2020-07-03 13:08:34
            [post_name] => bolivian-gambling-authority-puts-online-gambling-on-the-table
        )

    [3] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 139614
            [post_title] => Japanese government mulls decision to postpone IR bidding period
            [post_date] => 2020-07-03 11:37:19
            [post_name] => japanese-government-mulls-decision-to-postpone-ir-bidding-period
        )

    [4] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 139542
            [post_title] => Hon. Clayton Bartolo confirmed for SiGMA iGathering
            [post_date] => 2020-07-03 10:33:06
            [post_name] => hon-clayton-bartolo-confirmed-for-sigma-igathering
        )

)
Book pass today!
今天就预订你的门票
Affiliates register free.
Low fee for all other delegates.
Find out now.

网上代理注册免费
其余参与代表也只需要很低的价格
Book Your Pass!

latest magazine

SiGMA Aftermovie

Upcoming Events

LATAM Digital Summit

22/09/2020

The inaugural SiGMA LatAm is set for Sep 22-24 with a virtual summit focusing on three themes: SiGMA LatAm Focus, AIBC LATAM, and SiGMA Deep Tech.

Learn More