6 Most Influential Women To Find In The Blockchain Industry
Women have made headway into the ‘Tech World’ leaving behind a number of strong held misbelieves called upon them. Considering the Blockchain and Crypto world, some women have impressively carved a niche and are yet to show more. Let’s dig into some well-known names:
- Galia Benartzi (Bancor)
Galia Benartzi has graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in 2005. She has been a professional in the field of Business and Economics and is the co-founder of Bancor as well as the Head of Business Development for the firm. Her firm raised $153 Million in funding and is one of the highest grossing ICOs of all time. Bancor is a Blockchain Protocol that allows users to exchange money (tokens) directly as opposed to other crypto markets. It also allows the user to create their own tokens and trade it with the prominent (known) ones. The Bancor protocol lets smart contracts connect with a liquidity network for continuous liquidity throughout the ecosystem.
Rhian Lewis studied at the University College London. She graduated with Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in Economics. She is the co-developer/co-founder of the cryptocurrency portfolio tracker CountMyCrypto launched in 2014 and is also the co-host of London Women in Bitcoin. She offers Blockchain consultancy and training services and also writes about Blockchain technology at her Medium blog. Also, she is a regular speaker about Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency and has recently spoken at Eurostar, the Lost Lectures, Tech Insight and Blockchain Expo, and will be keynoting at Agile Testing Days in Potsdam in November 2018. She is also an instructor for the B9Lab Ethereum Quality Assurance Engineer course.
- Elizabeth (Ploshay) McCauley (Blockchain Development and Marketing Expert)
Elizabeth (Ploshay) McCauley has graduated from the Wheaton College in 2011 and holds a degree in the field of Political Science. Along with serving as an Intern and Staff Assistant to the United States Congressmen, she has contributed to the mass adoption of Bitcoin in the United States. She was a member of the Board of Directors at the Bitcoin Foundation till March 2018 and is currently the Blockchain Business Development and Marketing Consultant at Various Companies, advisor at- Minds, Biterra Capital, Crypto Media Hub, and Zaahah & the aHa token.
- Piper Moretti (Crypto Transaction Expert and Licensed Realtor)
Piper Moretti is the CEO of The Crypto Realty Group, a Los Angeles-based firm specializing in conducting real estate transactions with cryptocurrency. She helps her client find or sell properties via cryptocurrency in Los Angeles and beyond. She is also the advisor at Block66 and CPROP .
- Manju Mohan (Blockchain Strategist)
Having graduated from the Western University, Manju Mohan has an expertise in the Blockchain technology as a Strategist and Implementer. She is the co-founder and CEO at Ionixx. Ionixx Technologies is a full-spectrum development firm that specializes in mobile and cloud technologies are spirited over deploying software based on various technologies including Blockchain Technology. They work with startups and fast-growth companies as a technology execution partner.
- Rachel Wolfson (Crypto Journalist)
Rachel Wolfson, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain journalist who writes for Bitcoin Magazine and is a contributor at Forbes, The Huffington Post. Also a host at badcrypto podcast. She has worldwide experience in writing about technology and has motivated many women enthusiast all along her journey. She has graduated from The University of Texas at Austin and has a degree in B.A. (English, Government) and received a Master’s Degree in Security and Diplomacy from Tel Aviv University.