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These 5 Women are Powering Through the Blockchain World

No, It's not all-men.

The world, since ages it seems, has been mainly two things, white and male. The same applied to the blockchain world; the male participation in the Bitcoin community was far more than that of their counterparts. Well that’s how it was initially. But the tables seem to be turning, as more and more women are taking their place in this newfound revolution.

These amazing young women are powering their way up in the blockchain world.

Preethi Kasirddey

Preethi Kasirddey

This blockchain engineer is unstoppable with her impressive CV and trifecta of blockchain experience. Kasirddey has worked for:

  • A bank (Goldman Sachs)
  • A V.C. firm (Andreessen Horowitz)
  • A crypto exchange (Coinbase)

To top all of that, she even has launched her own blockchain startup, which goes by the name of TruStory. It is basically a platform that allows users to discover and further, validate claims that are made online. The main aim of the platform is to crack down on ICO scams and help in tracking and verifying the claims made in their whitepaper.

Marieke Flament

She is the managing director of a crypto company that was able to raise a whopping amount of $246 million from investors, Europe & the Global CMO at Circle. Flament graduated from basically the M.I.T of France, Télécom ParisTech School. With her passion to simplify human lives through technology, she is definitely a force to be reckoned with in the blockchain world.

Cherie Aimée

Hailing from the background of digital marketing and having over 15 years of solid experience working with startups, Aimée landed number 6 in the Top 100 Most Influential Women in Blockchain. She is the Director of Communications at ShipChain; a platform that aims to bring transparency to the logistics and transportation industries. At the same time, she also is a board member of Femergy, which is the world’s first reward-based entrepreneurship platform designed for women.

Amber Baldet

Baldet might as well be a genius considering she taught herself code at the age of 11. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that she was named to CoinDesk’s list of “Most influential in Blockchain in 2017” and also ranked #31 on Fortune’s “40 Under 40” in 2017.

She served as the Executive Director at JPMorgan’s Blockchain division, a post she left and went ahead to find a platform called Clovyr, which aims to bring the flexibility and ease of use of modern application development to the blockchain domain.

Perianne Boring

This Georgetown professor has a knack for the blockchain tech because she is a regular Forbes contributor through her blog, “The Beauty of Blockchain.” Impressively enough, she is also the founder of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, that aims to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies. Furthermore, she was named one of the “Top Women in Bitcoin” in 2015 and made CoinDesk’s “10 Most Influential People in Blockchain 2016” list.

I guess its true what they say, the future is feminist, even the blockchain future.

Abeer Anwaar

Abeer holds a Bachelors degree in Media studies and covers blockchain startups for BlockPublisher. An optimist, excels in the art of the written word and swears by the joy of all things sweet. Contact the editor at editor.startups@blockpublisher.com

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