The best thing about the world of crypto and blockchain is that because it is being developed in the midst of the 21st century, women have as much opportunity as men to make their mark in the field.
That is not to say that women do not face quite a few problems and are lagging behind in STEM subjects and jobs. However, we see many brilliant examples of dedicated and passionate women in crypto who are paving the way for other women to follow in their footsteps.
Our first female pioneer is Cherie Aimée who is not only an acclaimed international speaker, VIP and Contributor for Influencive but is also has been featured in Forbes for her work.
She currently is the VP of Community Management at ShipChain, where she uses her experience in blockchain technology and her vast expertise in digital marketing to allow the brand to become the industry’s fastest growing Telegram ICO.
Her name is as cool as the individual behind it as she is not only a Fellow at the digital currency policy organization Coin Center, but is also the CEO and co-founder Lightning Labs. Her company sees to the development and growth of Lightning which aims to provide a scalable decentralized network.
She is also the founder of StartBitcoin.org, which is a group of entrepreneurs concerned with the expansion of digital currencies and decentralized technology.
Arianna Simpson is a triple threat in the cryptoverse with skills as a speaker, writer and investor. She is one of the first to invest in Bitcoin and is an active early-stage investor in the cryptocurrency industry. She is the founder and Managing Director of Autonomous Partners, an investment fund focused on cryptocurrencies and digital assets.
Currently, Simpson not only actively writes for the Business Insider and CoinDesk but also is an avid speaker on the topic of blockchain technology. She also was a part of the initiative called Bitgo that produces cryptocurrency wallets for organizations.
Catheryne Nicholson is well versed in more than just cryptos as she is an engineer, a former member of the U.S Navy and an entrepreneur as she is the co-founder and CEO of BlockCypher.
She is also an expert in the field of software product management and environmental & energy. Some of the other ventures and enterprises that she has been a part of include Siebel Systems and MommaZoo to name a few.