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Women in Blockchain All-Female Panel at OneRoof

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Blockchain is an exciting new industry at the bleeding edge of emerging tech. What's it like to work in this space? How technical do you really have to be? What about if you're a designer, marketing manager, academic or business consultant.... is your skillset relevant too?

Women In Blockchain is committed to advocating for greater diversity in our industry. We seek to highlight the accomplishments and important work of women and gender non-conforming folks. Our goal is to provide a welcoming space and resources for anyone who is interested in blockchain to connect, learn, and grow together.

Join us for a panel of four powerhouse women in the blockchain industry who will share their journey of discovering this technology, what inspires them about it, how they forged their career path and what it's been like to work in what is still a largely male dominated industry.

This discussion will provide honest and helpful insights to anyone wanting to learn more about this industry. It's also an excellent networking event for like-minded women working in business and tech.

Free to attend. Everyone welcome (including men). This event is sponsored by OneRoof and ConsenSys.

Panellist bios:

Esther Nitafan, Head of Design at CanYa and Founder of Devise Design
Esther is a designer working to create user friendly DApps (decentralised applications), to address UX/UI problems in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. She is currently CCO (Chief Creative Officer) of CanYa and Director at Devise Design. Aiming to usher others into new tech, one design at a time, she is passionate about intuitive and clearly communicated design.

Chris Zhong, Blockchain Lead at Accenture
Chris Zhong, Accenture Digital Industry X.0 Blockchain Lead, and president of Blockchain Philanthropy Foundation, a non-profit organisation focus on promoting Blockchain technology for humanitarian causes. Chris is passionate about applying leading edge technology to create social impact and is active in the global blockchain scene, especially building blockchain solutions in enterprise space.

Rosa Thompson, Consultant at ConsenSys
Rosa Thompson is a Consultant and Project Manager at ConsenSys, a global blockchain venture studio working on building the new economic operating system of the planet. Based in APAC, she is the Melbourne Director of Women in Blockchain and also co-organises Blockchain for Social Impact in Melbourne. She has a Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Swinburne and has completed professional training courses in product management, front-end web development and user experience design.

Chief Education Manager, Blockchain Philanthropy Foundation
Andrea Christie is an aspiring educational leader of Blockchain Technology, with a passion for generating thought-provoking discussions on crypto-economic applications in the Not-For-Profit sector. Through her work, she hopes to educate charities on how they can use newly developed economic infrastructures - such as Blockchain Technology - to better govern and coordinate their activities for social change.

Moderator bio:

Alexis Harvey, Money Coach & Strategist for Badass Entrepreneurs
Alexis helps ambitious heart-centred women change their relationship with money so they can hit their money goals and fulfil their potential. Her no BS approach enables her clients to uncover limiting beliefs and take practical action towards their financial goals. She is the creator of the transformational 6-week online program, The Wealth Worthy Journey which see’s her students radically increase their income, self-worth & net-worth.

About OneRoof
One Roof is Australia's leading co-working space dedicated to women-led businesses. More than a co-working space One Roof is a community, a home and an entire ecosystem providing everything a female entrepreneur needs to thrive under one roof.