Tag: women in blockchain
Blockleaders’ co Founder and Editor, Jillian Godsil, named in Computerweekly’s 2021 Most Influential Women in UK Tech longlist
Reading Time: 2 minutes Each year, Computer Weekly publishes the longlist of all of the women put forward to be considered for its list of the top 50 Most Influential Women in UK Tech. For the past 10 years, Computer Weekly has been showcasing women in IT, initially publishing a list of the top 25 […]
The UK Crypto Curry Club just published their 101 Women in Blockchain and Blockleaders’ Editor in Chief, Jillian Godsil, is in their number
Reading Time: 5 minutes Blockchain, along with finance and cyber-security, is notorious as being one of the world’s worst industries for female representation. In the UK, only around 5% of people working in blockchain are women. In Canada, this is 3%. Even the most promising statistics for the global blockchain community indicate that women […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes I’d like to start this article with the punchline. I feel it’s much more important to tell you the why of the title without you having to wait until the end for the joke. And it goes like this: If the Lehman Brothers had been the Lehman Sisters then we […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute At a recent virtual conference organised by Michael Healy I spoke about why Blockchain needs women. Actually, the talk is why the world needs women. I had a lot of fun doing this talk – and it’s all sooo relevant. Why Blockchain needs women(Jillian Godsil, Ireland) | Global Unit Unconference […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes by GUEST COLUMNIST Bridget Greenwood of The Bigger Pie Helen Disney got into blockchain in 2014 even though, before that, her career had nothing to do with technology. Helen had worked for many years in think tanks and public policymaking, the connection being her interest in new ideas, and in particular […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Born in Turkey, Meltem Demirors had the luxury of traveling through Europe in the summers thanks to the hard work of both her parents who wanted her and her brother to have more out of life than they did. They moved to the US in a small town in Michigan when she was just 10 years old and because of her love of reading, she practically taught herself English by pouring over story after story at her local library. This is a passion that she still holds to this day as she is known to be an avid lover of science fiction novels.
Reading Time: 2 minutes #1 INFLUENTIAL WOMAN IN CRYPTO: ELIZABETH STARK
Reading Time: < 1 minute Living on Blockchain is about removing the jargon from the blockchain and crypto space, disseminating information for greater adoption and most importantly, shedding more light on the women in blockc
Reading Time: < 1 minute This week’s interview is with Blockleader.io co founder Jillian Godsil on life, the universe and everything blockchain.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Today’s episode features Maxine Ryan the Co-Founder of Bitspark, a stable coin money transfer system for unbanked people and businesses.
Reading Time: < 1 minute lockchain Summit Ireland which is collocated with Tech Connect Live Conference & Exhibition is returning to the RDS, Dublin for the fifth year on the 30th May 2019. In its fifth year, 3000+ senior technology and business executives, start-ups and investors from Ireland will gather to network and pitch to the largest gathering of technology purchasers in Ireland. Now in its fifth year, the event covers a series of talks on a wide range of blockchain related topics.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Today’s episode features Firdosh Sheikh, co-founder & CEO if DRIFEFirdosh Sheikh is the co-founder/CEO of DRIFE, Nexgen Ride-hailing Platform. DRIFE is adecentralised Ride-hailing platform powered by EOS blockchain with the intent of empoweringboth the drivers and the riders without any existence of central entity.
Reading Time: 8 minutes That old saying about youth being wasted on the young has never had more relevance than it does right now. Mandy Shemuvalula’s hectic race to take on the world’s youth highlights the main impediments to young people getting ahead in business – too many old farts blocking their way. You have been warned. If you are of an ageist bent then this article is not for you. (hint, check out if you are a youth or old fogie in paragraph three).
Reading Time: < 1 minute Today’s episode of Women in Blockchain features Ria Mrinalini Bhutoria the Lead Analyst at Circle Research and Bea O’Carroll the Head of Institutional Sales and relationship management at Circle’s OTC trading desk.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Erica Stanford, a very unassuming woman who lives in central London. Her meteoric rise from general obscurity to now being a frontrunner in the competitive blockchain and emerging tech space has been reasonably well charted online but today we wanted to speak to her about what matters to her behind the articles.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Stephanie So spoke candidly to Blockleaders about using Economics to bestow a whole generation of studens with the necessary life skills to excel in life, and also about her innate desire to build a better future for the next generation through the power of blockchain technology.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Lisa Turner is the Chapter Lead for the Government Blockchain Association in the state of Ohio. She works tirelessly for change, and to foster equality for her local community. Lisa spoke to BlockLeaders about her motivation to make a difference through blockchain, and also about how she overcame her own introversion through her participation in Toastmasters.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Storytellers share a common bond. Restless creativity. The bond is unseen but strong, and resilient. Creativity drives the storyteller’s inner thoughts and motivation for everything they do. Paulii Good has achieved success in her chosen professional path. She spoke to BlockLeaders about the power of storytelling both in work and life, and also confessed her passion for baking nice stuff for her family.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Melissa Messe Mwale spoke to Blockleaders’ Fernando Sanchez about the challenges of entrepreneurship in her birthland of Zimbabwe, her passion to empower Africa through blockchain technology, and how her online marketplace benefits local and international communities.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Founder and director of TAAL, offering free blockchain courses to women, talks about walking away from a promising career to concentrate on her passion.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This week saw some amazing women working in the blockchain world and making their mark in technology. We started the week talking about adding transparency in the healthcare world, to finish with tackling poverty and social injustice, all through blockchain. Throughout the week, our journey covered the creation of international […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Introducing change is never easy, particularly when a society is entrenched in its own principles. Yet, Bonnie Crofford intends to bring about a radical shift through the use of blockchain technology to combat poverty and social injustice in South African society. This indomitable woman recently spoke to Fernando Sanchez at […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes What do remote island living, digital media, and cryptocurrency have in common? Kimberly King Burns. Imagine an upbringing where the very rich rub shoulders with the very poor and where manners maketh the (wo)man. Then think Harbour Island in the Bahamas where the lessons learnt from childhood equip serial entrepreneur, […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes The CEO and founder of Bitlumens talks to Blockleaders about the challenges she faces bringing solar-powered electricity to villages and farms in the developing world, and how the raw data collected on the blockchain will give them a credit score – a lifeline to small businesses. Over the course of […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Lina Seiche talks to Blockleaders about being a digital nomad, following your gut, and why she hopes people will soon stop talking about blockchain. Growing up in a small town in Western Germany, Lina and her brother would rush home after school to watch anime cartoons. For a while there […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Roxana Nasoi spent some time talking to Blockleaders’ Fernando Sanchez about entrepreneurship, community building, her Cryptolaw podcast, and visiting 45 countries to get a better understanding of how society and communities work in different parts of the world. Today’s world is made up of 195 countries. Each of these countries […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Blockleaders we talked to last week were all about making positive changes to the community, decentralizing power from the government and securing an independent future for the people and their assets. This week we will take a closer look at women in the blockchain world, following their incredible journeys that […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Jess spoke to Blockleaders about how an art teacher had a profound inspirational effect on her, her stint at Sotheby’s, and how her latest project, Codex Protocol, uses blockchain to determine provenance. She spoke about boats too. The great Pablo Picasso once said that the purpose of art is to […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Morgan Pierce, blockchain evangelist and educator, spoke to Blockleaders’ Nicola Doyle about the shift towards Bitcoin, the need for clarification in times of uncertainty, and her role as translator between technology and humanity. Follow her journey from the US to Europe and traditional finance to crypto. Having lived in Ireland for […]