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.
Tag: women in tech
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: 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: 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: < 1 minute The mis-coined expression from Alexandre Dumas’ novel The Mohicans of Paris (for which I always want to substitute the Last of the Mohicans) refers to how women are the source of all problems. I want to use this familiar expression to look for women in blockchain – whether they be problematic or […]
Reading Time: 8 minutes How to achieve despite the odds? Sometimes you have to get off the island – literally as well as figuratively. Rhonda D. Eldrige proved herself time and again before turning her life skills into an organisation that has helped thousands of others. Read her story of rags to riches here. […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes Explore how blockchain is the key to sustainability, as Deloitte’s Blockchain Tax Lead takes Blockleaders on a journey from Switzerland to Canada, via Syria, Uganda, and the United Nations. Alexia Hefti is the Blockchain Tax Lead at Deloitte. Yet after spending an hour in conversation with her, during which she is […]