Old records are broken and new records are set thanks to women who break glass ceilings, make a mark in this world through awe-inspiring feats, leave no stone unturned to accomplish their goals, transform their dreams into reality through their hard work, strength, and tenacity.
While a portion of these iconic achievements is credited to the women who were responsible for achieving them, the organizations which supported them to do so must be given equal credit. Now let’s look at five such organizations empowering women in the field of the blockchain.
1. Global Women in Blockchain
It is a non-profit which empowers women by offering much-needed technological diversity. This is done through shared business connections, associations, meet-ups, exchanges, and other learning events such as seminars and global summits. It is the first international organization to activate and accelerate powerful women partnerships to lead in the education and development of blockchain technologies. They aim to foster an ecosystem of trust, socio-economic advancement, support, inclusion, and conscious leadership.
CryptoChicks has successfully created a method for empowering women and advancing blockchain learning through workshops, conferences, hackathons, and free educational services. It started as a small meetup group and has now evolved into an international organization with chapters in the USA, Russia, Pakistan, Bahamas, and Canada. It is famous for the hackathons it hosts. Their conference+hackathon, with the next one scheduled for May 31st in Toronto, combines an educational conference and a technology competition which will run for three consecutive days. It will involve debates, speeches, and workshops from world leaders in AI and blockchain. It also includes Hacker Project Presentations, World Championship Awards, networking cocktail reception, and entertainment.
Founder Anna Vladi hosts meetups to provide insights to her community about blockchain and bitcoin. Their recent hackathon was held in Nashville. It aims at building and empowering women in the field of blockchain technology.
4. The State of Women
They aim to advance economic empowerment for women through addressing the stories of changemakers, role models, and thought leaders. It is a diverse global media platform which provides women with the tools to succeed as empowered entrepreneurs.
5. Women in Bitcoin
It was founded by Rhian Lewis in 2014. She organizes events which are both fun and informative. Her sessions also invite men to join in the discussions. They are encouraged to bring along their sister, mother, wife, girlfriend, or a colleague. Her sessions are making waves in the London blockchain community.
These above-mentioned organizations mentor and educate women from all over the globe in the blockchain space. The intellect, passion, and drive of these women aid in bringing about a change to today’s technological advancements. Women are, no doubt, bringing about a real change to the blockchain industry. This development will certainly pave the way to women setting up more startups in the future, thanks to the special mentorship and guidance offered by these women-centric support networks. This shows that the involvement of more women in the blockchain sector will open more doors in terms of opportunities for people focused on making their mark in this field.