Tag: women in blockchain

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 […]

Why Women Need Blockchain

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 […]

Why blockchain needs women…

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 […]

Women in Blockchain – Uptrennd.com’s Elena Demou continues her series #2

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.

Urging Women to Join Blockchain – RDS May 30 – part of BlockchainIrelandWeek

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.

Mandy Shemuvalula: Youth is Not Wasted on the Young

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).

Cats, Crypto and Curry with Erica Stanford

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.

Lisa Turner: Advocating for equality through the Government Blockchain Association

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.

Paulii Good: When marketing and storytelling meet the blockchain

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.

Last Week on Blockleaders

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 […]

Kimberly King Burns – Playing With the Stars

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, […]

Roxana Nasoi: Bringing the Human Element to Technology Through Blockchain

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 […]

Blockleaders This Week

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 […]

Morgan Pierce: Firestarter

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 […]