Our community has always highlighted women in the blockchain space & their projects & journeys. We've also brought in perspectives on government regulations & what's being done to shift the status quo.This month's speaker, Amanda Frankel will be sharing her experience working for Stoic Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in blockchain companies & her journey as a woman in the blockchain space, her activism & how that led her to her next exciting step of running for US Congress in NY-10!Hear her story of empowering change via VC funding & civic actions that eventually led to her candidacy, & how an emerging tech perspective in government will beneficial.
As part of everyone's participation in change ... our topic in February ...we will use the break-out session to follow up on action items we decided on, & how to effectively progress for the rest of the year. If you weren't there in February, you'll get to pick an action now.
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Space & drinks are generously sponsored by:Betaworks.
Speakers:Amanda Frankel, Candidate (D), NY-10Amanda Frankel is a Democratic candidate for Congress in New Yorks 10th congressional district, which includes Manhattan (western half) & Brooklyn (Borough Park, Kensington, parts of Bensonhurst, Bay Ridge, & Midwood). While Amanda has been working in the private sector since graduating with an Economics degree, civic action has always been a part of her life -- from canvassing for campaigns she believes in, to working on GOTV initiatives, & teaching financial literacy to single moms in her neighborhood. Her values guided her away from her job on Wall Street & toward emerging tech, where shes been able to mentor companies with altruistic missions, support diversity, & uplift other women. As a veteran of the cryptocurrency & blockchain sector, she believes in the value of using new technologies to solve societys pressing issues, from empowering economic inclusion to tackling climate change head on.https://amandafrankel.com