It is estimated that only 1-5% of Bitcoin investors are female, so it unsurprising that the blockchain industry is male-dominated. Cryptography, securing messages through computer code, is the core skill at the heart of the technology which is the most demanding subset in technology. As only 6.5% of general developers are female, the number of women in this subset is negligible. The cryptic nature of this technology doesn’t necessarily preclude people from a non-technical background getting into it and we are seeing a more diverse range of skills and genders coming into blockchain companies. Sphere Identity CEO Katherine Noall talks about pioneering new technology and the opportunities for all in the blockchain sector. Read about her success story on Brave New Coin

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Karen Holleran

Karen Holleran Editor @aikarensf Karen is a proud third generation San Franciscan, and has worked in various positions including developer relations, winemaking, freelance writing, and as a teaching assistant for autistic children. She is passionate about disruptive tech, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology. She is excited at how these technologies can improve the quality of life for people globally. When Karen isn’t busy discovering new things, you can find her enjoying the diversity of the Bay Area, keeping up to date on the latest tech news, or relaxing at home with her beloved rescued cat.

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