7 Women Who Make A Difference In Blockchain Industry

Big tech and cryptocurrencies are male-dominated, but blockchain has stood out because of the number of women in leadership positions.

Just because the number of women in technology-related fields has always been dramatically lower than that of men doesn’t mean that things will stay that way.

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The latest tech boom has revolved around blockchain and cryptocurrencies. And while this brand-new field is still heavily dominated by men, women are quickly closing in and making big names for themselves. The blockchain space, in fact, is the perfect place for women who want to make a big impact to get involved.

Women Who Make A Difference In Blockchain Industry

1. Piper Moretti is the CEO of The Crypto Realty Group.

Her company specializes in real estate transactions using cryptocurrency. Moretti is a licensed international luxury realtor at Christie’s International Luxury Real Estate, one of the world’s largest luxury real estate brokerages, and she has a passion for the crypto space. She helps clients find or sell property, using cryptocurrency, anywhere throughout Los Angeles (and beyond).

2. Manju Mohan is the co-CEO and co-founder of Ionixx Technologies

A company that helps businesses turn their ideas into reality using technology. Ionixx focuses on mobile and web technologies that help digitize businesses. One of its services is working with companies on developing strategic approaches to implement blockchain technologies. One of its most recent projects revolved around applying blockchain technology to the process of educational certificate verification for businesses and recruitment managers.

3. Mihriban Ersin Tekmen is co-founder/ COO at Colendi.

Colendi is a cross-border decentralized credit-scoring platform using Blockchain technology to provide a secure and democratic service for the fintech world, and transforming the definition of banking. She is also the co-founder of Fintechtime, an independent publication that offers the latest news, insights and analysis of the global fintech market.

4. Shadan Azali is vice president of investor relations for Dispatch Labs

A business-ready blockchain protocol that empowers industries to create scalable, secure and decentralized peer-to-peer applications. Prior to joining Dispatch Labs, Azali led corporate philanthropy initiatives at Ally Bank and the Bank of America. Azali’s role straddles two fields that traditionally lack female representation: finance and technology. However, she publicly expresses hope that the combination of more women stepping into leadership roles and the continual support and mentorship for young girls entering math and computer science programs will bring more opportunities for women in technology.

5. Elizabeth McCauley

A member of the board of directors at the Bitcoin Foundation and advisor at the BitGive Foundation and Coin Congress, got her introduction to blockchain and crypto while working as an assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives. During that time, McCauley was involved in the adoption of bitcoin in the United States.

6. Maxine Ryan is the COO and co-founder at Bitspark

The world’s first cash-in, cash-out blockchain remittance platform. She developed her passion for bitcoin while pursuing a degree in international relations in Australia. Ryan’s interest in blockchain and cryptocurrency was so intense that she dropped out of school just six months before graduation to pursue her dream. Shortly thereafter, she returned to Hong Kong and launched her business.

7. Rachel Wolfson is a blockchain guru and journalist

Who writes for Bitcoin magazine and has contributed to Forbes, Dataconomy Media, Elite Daily and more. Wolfson also serves as board advisor for a blockchain-based supply-chain management company and as board observer for a number of other blockchain companies. She was recently named by Next Web as one of the top five women working to change the world of crypto.

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Courtesy of: MrBTC.org

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