Tag: women

Launching … 21 Club

Reading Time: 7 minutes The number twenty one holds significance for many and traditionally is seen as the pivotal age milestone – at 21 you get the key to the door and begin your life as an adult. Well, here at Blockleaders.io we are partnering with Bridget Greenwood of the The Bigger Pie to […]

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.

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 […]

Liina Laas And The Estonian Blockchain Revolution

Reading Time: 7 minutes Liina Laas talks to Blockleaders’ Paschal about the transformational power of entrepreneurialism and education in FinTech, gender equality, and the availability of sandwiches. Not too long ago, Liina Laas was waiting at a train station in her native Estonia. Feeling a pang of hunger, she went looking for a sandwich. She […]

“Use Your Strengths to Determine a Path in Blockchain” Maureen Murat on How to Follow a Life Less Ordinary

Reading Time: 7 minutes Maureen Murat shares with us her inspiring story of flipping educational career from nursing major to law school and making her own footprints on the decentralized sand.  If there was a formula for going from recovering law school graduate to spearheading legal consulting in the decentralized space, Maureen would be […]