Founder and CEO, Luminary 

Happy Wednesday fearless females! This week I am excited to introduce you to a woman who we've been lucky enough to get to know through her amazing network of female entrepreneurs at Luminary. 

Cate Luzio is the Founder and CEO of Luminary, a global collaboration hub for women who are passionate about professional development and expanding their networks. The group is committed to advancing women through community and content. Luminary is the ultimate career advocate and inclusive membership community supporting both individuals and organizations including UBS, WW, JPMorgan Chase, Unilever, Goldman Sachs, Mastercard, Girls Inc., and many more corporate members. Luminary delivers thousands of immersive, professional programs, and experiences to thousands of members (like us!). 

"We are doing things differently and acting beyond buzzwords to make change happen. We are cultivating the learning community and networks you have been looking for. We are working together to accelerate progress to gender equality."
Cate self-funded and launched Luminary after two decades of leadership in financial services, leading global, multi-billion dollar businesses, and P&Ls. Previously, she was Global Head of Multinational Corporate Banking for HSBC, managing more than 2,000 employees worldwide and prior to that, she served as Head of Multinational Corporate Banking at J.P. Morgan EMEA based in London for 7 years. She spent her early years in Latin America with Bank of America across both consumer and wholesale banking. She started her career working in tech in China. Cate is committed to leveraging her extensive corporate experience to support and encourage women and push for gender equality and pay parity in the workplace. A long-time advocate for empowering women and girls, she serves on the National Board for Girls Inc. She also sits on the Advisory Board for Pomp & Whimsy, a woman-founded gin brand, and WaterAid.

Cate was named to American Banker's 'Most Powerful Women in Banking' list multiple years in a row, and she's a three-time Financial Times Global Diversity Champion, and a Yahoo Finance Diversity Hero. She was named a Top 100 Female Founder by Inc Magazine for 2019 and has been featured on Bloomberg, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, CBS, CNN, WSJ, Forbes, Business Insider, Inc., Entrepreneur, Fast Company, InStyle, Worth, TheStreet, Now This, Women 2.0, Thrive Global, USA Today, New York Post, Bustle, Robb Report, American Banker, and more.

Cheers to this one of a kind collaboration hub where we've connected with many amazing women doing incredible things! To learn more about Cate and Luminary, visit her social media channels below. 


Luminary Social Media 
Cate Luzio Social Media


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