Women Igniting Blockchain

Join us for a special evening with female leaders from various backgrounds whom all are helping usher in new technologies such as blockchain into the mainstream. You'll hear personal stories from women with diverse backgrounds who have helping bring new tech to mass adoption. From social media to blockchain and everything in between. You're in for a real treat! Agenda:18:30 - Doors open19:00 - Welcome address19:15 - Panel Discussion20:00 - Q+A21:00 - Event ends Panelists: - Leah Feuer -Product DirectorWith a passion for bringing people together to make great things happen, Leah joined ConsenSys Labs in winter of 2018. She has almost 10 years experience, building teams, processes and 40+ products and mobile applications. In her role at ConsenSys Labs, Leah works with top founders to build decentralized teams and products across a diverse array of industries for the Ethereum blockchain. - Kanwal Jehan -Head of Experience, ConsenSys LabsBio: Kanwal Jehan is currently the Head of Experience at ConsenSys Labs, The Leading Web 3.0 Venture Studio, that incubates over 50+ startups. Previously, as the Global Head of Community for ConsenSys, she built the first ever global blockchain community team. She has over 7 years of experience in the startup, non-profit and legal world. She has worked with companies in the innovation, education, recruiting, AR and VR space such as Verizon, Barclays, Cooley LLP, General Assembly, StartUp Institute, LiquidTalent and Hayo. She is also the Co-Founder of OSMentorSHOP, a mentorship program for developers graduating from bootcamps. - Evin McMullen -Project Lead at LinniaBio: Evin McMullen leads Product and Operations for the Linnia Protocol team at ConsenSys, whose work focuses on enabling permissioned data sharing and other foundational technologies for the decentralized Ethereum ecosystem. She believes that empathetic, human-centered design is essential for new technology to improve lives in the global community. Previously, she was a Director of Product Marketing at Berkshire Hathaway, managing public-facing brand experiences for Warren Buffett’s multi-billion dollar portfolio of companies. She has also advised senior leadership in consumer-facing tech strategy for numerous clients including Nike, Procter & Gamble, Harvard Medical School, BMW, GE and the United Nations. - Sajida Zouarhi -Title: Blockchain Architect and R&D Lead, ConsenSysBio: Sajida Zouarhi is a Blockchain Architect @Consensys (formerly R&D engineer in Critical Data management). She was a researcher at Orange Labs & the Computer Science Lab of Grenoble during her PhD thesis. She is an advisor on the board of several Healthcare & Blockchain projects and is also President of the eHealth and Blockchain Think Tank.She has been contacted by the WHO to help preventing Kidney Traffic with Blockchain and she is the founder of the Kidner Project. This project aims at creating a worldwide decentralized matching platform for kidney paired exchange by using blockchain & economic paradigms to improve the effectiveness & fairness of the process. - Rachel Epstein -Director of Strategy & Operations, ConsenSys IsraelSocial Links: Twitter: @repstei5 - Arielle Shnaidman -Product Marketing, SolutionsBio: After a brief stint working on The Hill for the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, an advocacy group in Ottawa, Canada, Arielle moved to San Francisco to pursue a masters in international marketing and co-founded Maadly, a social media app. She then joined Accelo, an early-stage B2B SaaS startup and helped take it to its Series A two years later. After relocating to NYC to join Axial, a fintech startup where she led product marketing, she learned more about what Ethereum was making possible and was eager to get involved. She joined ConsenSys in the spring of 2018 where she works with Solutions, the consulting arm of ConsenSys, which ideates, builds, and deploys blockchain solutions for organizations across the globe.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Urban Place (Ahad Ha'am 9, Tel Aviv, Israel)

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James 3/27/2019

Fantastic post. I can relate. I’ve been there. I hope this helps someone else.


James 3/27/2019

When we shift our focus from the negative and, instead, praise each other, our impact is far more powerful.