SOURCE: SourceMedia

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking

September 01, 2010 07:30 ET

SourceMedia Relaunches the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking Web Site

Site Highlights Improved Content, Cleaner Design, New Multi-Media Features

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) -  SourceMedia, publisher of American Banker and U.S. Banker, today unveiled its newly designed site for women in financial services. The Web site, is an integral component of American Banker and U.S. Banker's popular The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking™ (25MPWIB) ranking and associated programs for women in financial services. 

"Women make up more than half the employees in the financial services industry, but just a tiny fraction of the senior executives. American Banker and U.S. Banker are committed to showcasing the role senior women play in the industry and highlighting their achievements," said Rebecca Sausner, editor at large, U.S. Banker. "This commitment began eight years ago with the launch of The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking ranking and continues unabated as we look for new ways to connect with this community."

The new site is rich with woman-focused content from all of SourceMedia's award-winning banking and financial services publications. The new platform allows editors to better feed the site with women-specific stories via content tagging technology. This translates to information that is more relevant to women who depend on the site to read the latest news about their industry and peers. Contributions from readers about women's promotions, job changes and achievements within the financial industry are welcome.

Other new features include:

  • Video and photo galleries -- These new sections will include interviews with honorees and event speakers and include other special features.

  • Events and Call for Nominations -- The updated event and call for nominations sections allow users to easily find the information they need to join the expanding 25MPWIB community. 

  • The Inner Circle -- A professional networking site for women in financial services, The Inner Circle has found a more prominent home on the new site.

The 25MPWIB community is committed to fostering women's professional development, career advancement and peer-to-peer networking, and includes The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking ranking and recognition dinner, The Mentor Factor career development workshops, the National Leadership Workshop and The Inner Circle professional networking site.

The 2010 rankings will be released online on September 27 and in the October issue of U.S. Banker. Ranked women will be honored on October 6 at an awards dinner at The Pierre in New York City.

Visit to learn more; the editors can be reached at

About American Banker and U.S. Banker

American Banker ( is the banking industry's daily source of information, news and analysis covering national and global issues, mortgages, consumer finance, legislation, investment products, card and payment systems and technology.

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