Girl Power: 17 Women Making Waves in the World of Blockchain
Visionaries: Blockchain Agents of Change
1. Dawn Song
Co-Founder, Oasis, EECS Professor, UC Berkeley
Dawn Song is a professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley.
2. Ella Zhang
Head of Binance Labs
Ella Zhang is a graduate of both Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and the University of Electronic Science and Technology.
Founder & CEO, TruStory
Preethi Kasireddy is a software engineer who left her job at Coinbase to create her own blockchain startup.
4. Linda Xie
Co-Founder & Managing Director, Scalar Capital
A former portfolio risk analyst for AIG, Linda Xie has worked for a variety of blockchain companies before co-founding Scalar Capital.
5. Awa Sun Yin
Co-Founder, Cryptium Labs
Awa Sun Yin worked for a handful of blockchain startups before co-founding Cryptium Labs.
Senior Researcher, Dfinity
Mahnush Movahedi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of New Mexico.
Co-Founder, Mechanism Labs
Aparna Krishnan is a Thiel Fellow and works as a researcher at ThunderCore.
Community Manager, MarkerDAO
Jessica Salomon is the former community manager for BLOCKv in Switzerland.
9. Linda Lee
Designer & Researcher & UX Lead, Zcash
Linda Lee is a mainframe programmer, Toastmasters speaker, and owner of Get Clients, LLC.
10. Emma Zhiyu Liao
Emma Liao leads community management, marketing, and global ecosystem development for Ultrain, a next-generation public blockchain company.
11. Lindsey Maule
CEO, Luna Capital
Before co-founding Luna Capital, Lindsey Maule was head of cryptocurrency research at Precursor Ventures.
12. Edith Yeung
Partner, 500 Startups
Edith Yeung leads the blockchain accelerator program as head of 500 Startups Greater China.
13. Bonnie Cheung
Venture Partner, 500 Startups
Bonnie Cheung formerly worked in the healthcare industry and now focuses on scalability issues as a Venture Partner for 500 Startups.
14. Laurie Rosini
Principal, Ketsal Consulting
Laurie Rosini helps blockchain innovators navigate the many complex legal issues surrounding the industry.
15. Angela Walch
Research Fellow, Centre for Blockchain Technologies at University College London
Angela Walch is a Professor of Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law.
16. Stephanie Hurder
Partner and Founding Economist, Prysm Group
Stephanie Hurder holds a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard.
17. Abeer El Bahrawy
Ph.D. Student, City, University of London
Abeer El Bahrawy is a Ph.D. student interested in computational social science and machine learning.