This is the second part of the Crypto Culture nominations shortlist!
After meticulous research across crypto Twitter, Discord servers, LinkedIn discussions, and live events, we have meticulously curated a list of over 40 visionaries who are at the forefront of crafting our digital future. These awards pay homage to the resilience, innovation, and indomitable spirit of the web3 community, showcasing those who have relentlessly pursued building and inspiring, even amidst the challenges of the crypto winter.
This week we spotlight 'Diversity in Web3', a category that shines a spotlight on trailblazing leaders committed to fostering a more inclusive and diverse web3 realm.
Diversity in Web3
In this rapidly evolving digital landscape, these individuals and teams are not just participants; they are architects of change, actively working to ensure that inclusivity and equal representation are at the forefront of this technological revolution.
This category celebrates those who understand that the strength of web3 lies not only in its technological advancements but also in its potential to create a digital world where every voice is heard and every perspective is valued.
Join us in honoring these visionary leaders who are redefining the boundaries of the web3 space through their unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Chana is a renowned international executive and early crypto adopter, leading as the Head of Partnerships at Rug Radio, a pioneering fully decentralized media company. With a background spanning technological innovation, social impact, and a commitment to empowering women in technology, she has founded London Women Leading Web 3 (LWLW3), cementing her role as a key influencer in the web3 space.
Lauren Ingram, founder of Women of Web3 and a notable Web3 consultant, is being honoured for her dedication to increasing female participation in the tech industry, particularly in the male-dominated Web3 space. Her work, pivotal in empowering women to engage with emerging technologies, has earned her accolades in the Wirex Rising Women in Crypto Awards 2022 and the NEAR Foundation Women in Web3 Changemaker Awards.
Lisa, celebrated as the "Oprah of Tech" and ranking high among influential figures in crypto, is a trailblazer in promoting diversity within the tech industry, especially in the realms of web3 and blockchain. As a Haitian American leader and a top Black Founder Driving Innovation in web3, she leverages her roles at Crypto Tutors and Fancyfied to foster inclusive growth and deliver impactful motivational training, focusing on diverse representation and empowerment in technology.
Veronica Hash, at the forefront of Coinbase's Belonging initiative, has played a pivotal role in enhancing diversity and inclusion within the organization. Her leadership in launching the first Belonging page on Coinbase's Careers website and the internal newsletter, along with revamping the global Belonging strategy, aligns closely with the company's mission and remote-first policies, profoundly impacting the company culture.
Nastya and Catie, founders of BABs Labs and Websh3, are being recognized for their pioneering work in championing diversity and female leadership within the Web3 ecosystem. Through Websh3, they have created a platform that not only supports but actively promotes diverse leaders in building an inclusive Web3 space, emphasizing sustainability and social impact. At BABs Labs, their innovative approach is dedicated to empowering tech projects with a focus on women-led initiatives, showcasing their commitment to fostering a more equitable and diverse Web3 community. Their work exemplifies a deep commitment to creating a space where women and diverse voices are not only heard but are leading the charge in shaping the future of technology.
As we draw the curtain on the 'Diversity in Web3' category, we find ourselves deeply inspired by the groundbreaking work of our nominees. Their unwavering commitment to diversity is more than just shaping today's web3 ecosystem; it's a vital step towards a future where technology reflects the richness and diversity of our global community. Their efforts are sowing the seeds for a digital landscape that values inclusivity and representation, creating a legacy that will benefit future generations. Let us continue to champion and uplift the diverse voices and minds that are integral to the evolving narrative of web3.
Stay tuned for our next feature in the CryptoCulture Awards – the 'Building Talent in Web3' category. Here, we turn the spotlight on the remarkable recruiters in the web3 domain, those who are masterfully curating the workforce of tomorrow. These talent architects are not just filling positions; they are meticulously crafting the teams that will drive the web3 ecosystem forward.
Don't miss the opportunity to meet the visionaries behind web3's workforce. Keep an eye on our blog and social media channels for upcoming updates, as we prepare to celebrate the architects of talent who are sculpting the future of the web3 sector.