MEDIA ADVISORY (Oct 17): Women of Color in Blockchain Head to Capitol Hill
For Immediate Release: October 10, 2019
- Cleve Mesidor, LOGOS, 202–277–7381, Cleve@MyLOGOS.io
- Graham Newhall, Blockchain Association, firstname.lastname@example.org
Delegation of Women of Color in Blockchain Head to Capitol Hill October 17, 2019
Briefing will spotlight industry leaders from across the country who are calling for federal regulatory clarity
(Washington, DC) — A delegation of over 20 female blockchain leaders will convene on Capitol Hill from October 17, 2019 for the inaugural Women of Color in Blockchain Congressional Briefing, which is being hosted by the Blockchain Association, in collaboration with Ripple, eToro, Value Technology Foundation, DLx Law, Blockchain Latinx, Women’s Crypto Playground and LOGOS.
They will engage the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, Congressional Tri-Caucus (CHC, CAPAC, CBC) and the Congressional Blockchain Caucus during a series of activities to discuss issues ranging from the Token Taxonomy Act, financial inclusion & cryptocurrency, privacy & identity protections, to combating illicit use of crypto.
Members of Congress who will speak include U.S. Representatives Grace Meng, Stacey Plaskett, Darren Soto, Warren Davidson. Chairwoman Maxine Waters has been invited.
The geographically and culturally diverse group is calling for federal regulatory clarity and will include industry leaders from CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, MA, NY, OH, OR. A list of official delegation members is enclosed.
Official Delegation: Women of Color in Blockchain Congressional Briefing
Barbara Bickham, Women’s Innovation Fund Accelerator
Ruby Sekhon, Polychain Capital
CO: Keo Frazier, Blockchain Auditor
Shailee Adinolfi, ConsenSys
Saba Kifle, Blockchain Consultant
Maureen Murat, Crowdie Advisors
Silvana Rodriguez, ConsenSys
FL: Sarah Alexis, Shop SXA
GA: Tavonia Evans, Guap Coin
Lindsay Ladd, Women of Color in Blockchain
Manasi Vora, Women in Blockchain Boston
Dawn Dickson, PopCom
Lisa Turner, Government Blockchain Association
Theresa Hoang, Women’s Crypto Playground
Dianne Jarvis-Lumsden, Coinbase
Carmelle Cadet, EMTECH
Katie Escoto, R3
Elena Sofia Giralt, Blockchain Latinx
Jalak Jobanputra, FuturePerfect Ventures
Cleve Mesidor, My LOGOS Inc
Jasmine K. Shergill, eToro