With the application process for she256’s second round of Mentorship underway, we wanted to share some experiences from a sample of our inaugural mentor-mentee pairs. From building companies to long lasting friendships, our mentorship program’s reach has been far reaching. These stories speak for themselves.


Anna dreams of an inclusive, globally accessible financial system capable of empowering marginalized communities around the world; she is dedicated to leveraging blockchain technology to achieve that vision. Anna earned a degree in Computer Science at Stanford University where she co-led the Blockchain Collective, a student group aimed at fostering…


Scholars attending Block-Change’s “Intro to Blockchain” presentation

This April marked the successful completion of our second annual scholarship program. We invited eight high school girls all the way from Maryland to San Diego to spend the day at Recolor 2019. Our scholars started the day with an intro to blockchain presentation led by she256 team members Elaine…


Judy Mam is the cofounder of dada.nyc, the only social network where artists from all over the world speak to each other through digital drawings, creating provably scarce collaborative art in the blockchain. Before founding DADA, Judy was a creative director in advertising. She writes about film and other topics…


Tess Rinearson is the VP of Engineering at Interstellar, a new company formed by Stellar and Chain, building new tools and products with the Stellar network. She came to Interstellar from Chain, where she started as a systems engineer in early 2015. She’s worked on storage and protocol problems for…


Anne is currently the Head of Marketing at Oasis Labs. Prior to Oasis Labs, Anne worked in a variety of marketing and strategy roles, including as the Director of Product Marketing and Special Projects at eero and a Product Marketing Manager for the iPhone at Apple. Anne started her career…


This is a continuation of our two part interview with Taylor. See here for Part one. Taylor’s blockchain journey took off with the launch of Ethereum when there was a clear need for an easy-to-use interface to see, store, and manage your Ethereum. She began building, and eventually headed up…


Taylor’s blockchain journey took off with the launch of Ethereum when there was a clear need for an easy-to-use interface to see, store, and manage your Ethereum. She began building, and eventually headed up the popular wallet interface, MyEtherWallet. …


Linda Xie is a Product Manager at Coinbase Pro, previously known as GDAX. Here, she’s focused on building the best crypto trading experience and improving ease of use for all levels of retail investors. …


Daniela Barbosa serves as Vice President of World Wide Alliances for Hyperledger, where she is responsible for the full lifecycle management of Hyperledger’s membership community while overseeing the broader industry and business community outreach and network growth. Daniela has developed and led growth and innovation strategies for more than 18…

Roshni Rawal

EECS @UCBerkeley, Creator of @SHE_256: Fireside Chats

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