Women in blockchain is a meetup for women to learn from and mentor each other. We aim to connect women to thought leaders in this space to inspire, collaborate and encourage others. The meetup is open to all genders with a focus on women who are passionate about blockchain technology.
Inviting all women and allies to learn and share and to drive this technology forward.
In this session, Elizabeth Baran will give an overview on Algorand and talk about newest features and tools that are available for developers to build decentralized applications on the Algorand blockchain. She will also share how to get involved with the Algorand community and show us a demo.
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Sign in
6:30 PM – 7:15 PM – Talk by Elizabeth
7:15 PM – 7:30 PM – Q&A
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Networking
About the speaker:
Elizabeth Baran is a Product Management Director at Algorand, where she works to create, develop, and maintain tools so people can build on the Algorand blockchain. Prior to joining Algorand, Liz was a Product Manager on the Amazon Alexa Machine Learning team where she built out the first non-English language data teams that helped power Alexa’s initial launches into non-US markets; later she led a team that developed new techniques to generate multilingual data that improves machine learning algorithms for international launches. Liz has a Bachelor’s in Chinese from Georgetown University and received her Masters in Computational Linguistics from Brandeis University. She has a teeny pup, Layla, who is pretty much the cutest.
*Refreshments and space sponsored by Algorand*
*Need a govt. issued photo ID for security check in*