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Members of our Leadership team will be joining Grace Hopper to meet the amazing women in tech attending this year. Although the 2021 event is virtual, we're all still excited to be involved and celebrate the STEM community, and the innovation being led by talented women across our industry. Augusta, Sabina and Roopa are three of our leaders who are committed to bringing more diversity to technology and financial services, and committed to supporting women in tech through mentoring, networking, and hiring the next generation of female leaders. 

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Augusta Sanfilippo has over 30 years of investment banking technology experience. She has worked in key financial institutions providing strategic leadership, creating strong partnerships and building innovative global technology solutions.

Augusta is Global Head of Markets Operations Technology at Barclays International. She supports markets post trade processing across multiple asset classes and post trade functions including the reconciliation and tax reporting shared services functions.  She also leads the build-out of the markets post trade operations front to back target state architecture initiative. Augusta is the co-lead of Women in Technology (Americas) and the COO Diversity & Inclusion Brand and Reputation Committee.

I am proud to be part of this company that places such an emphasis on dynamic women in tech, and there is no better place to grow our talent pipeline than the virtual Grace Hopper Celebration – the world’s largest gathering of women technologists!

As a proud alumnus, Augusta serves on the St. John’s College of Professional Services Advisory Board since 2009. She was a board member of the Women's Bond Club from 2013-2018. She currently serves on the Rutgers University Cyber Security Advisory Board and recently joined the Catholic Guardian Services board of directors.    

Augusta lives in Long Island with her husband and two children.


Roopa Gosain is the global lead of Technology Strategy and Transformation for Corporate and Investment Bank. Roopa joined Barclays in September 2017.

In her current role of Technology Strategy and Transformation, Roopa is responsible for defining & delivering on technical and commercial strategy, identifying & executing on opportunities and synergies. Prior to joining Barclays, she spent 13 years at a top tier Investment Bank.

GHC 2020 was energizing, and I am proud of our commitment in Barclays to connect with and recruit some amazing women in the STEM community from Grace Hopper. The fresh perspective, energy and motivation they bring to our technology organization is paramount to our success and I look forward to participating in this year’s virtual conference.

Roopa completed her Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS, Pilani), India and her MBA from Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park.

Roopa is co-chair of Women In Technology Americas and leads the VP pillar for the Group Diversity & Inclusion committee at Barclays. Roopa also serves on the board of PowerPlay NYC which is a non-profit that empowers girls through sports.


Sabina has over 20 years of industry experience. As head of Employee and Banking Compliance Technology Sabina is spearheading the reengineering of the Banking Compliance. In Central Compliance space she is focusing on self-serve on automation of various user journeys. Before joining Compliance, Sabina worked in the Prime Broker Technology team at Barclays and Lehman. She was recognized as a Barclays Distinguished Engineer in 2018.

Sabina is passionate about her Women in Tech (WiT) role, which is focused on encouraging and supporting female students to develop a career in technology. Sabina is also the vGHC 2021 Lead for Barclays.

Sabina lives with her family in Chatham, New Jersey.

I am excited and honored to participate in my 3rd GH Celebration. I am here to inspire and to be inspired. I strongly believe that Role Models are needed to pave the path for future female tech leaders.  There is no better place than Barclays to find the most inspiring female talent and leadership.

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