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A comprehensive list of all the events we've ever hosted or had a presence in!

Crypto Taxes Tips & Tricks

Apr 28th, 2021 • Webinar
As the US Tax Day for 2021 comes up, we partnered with CoinTracker to host a webinar about all things Crypto Taxes! They shared some tips and tricks to save on crypto taxes & best practices to follow to stay out of the IRS radar + a 30-min Q&A session where audience members asked great questions. Thank you to our speaker: Shehan Chandrasekera, CPA (cointracker.io/p/shehan) Watch the meeting recording below!
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NFTs 101

Apr 28th, 2021 • Private Webinar
We partnered with Foundation (foundation.app) to introduce everything about NFTs and crypto to Eyebeam's (http://eyebeam.org) current residents and alumni —some of the most forward-thinking artists in tech. Eyebeam does important work to support creators who experiment and engage with tech Unfortunately there isn't a public recording of this event available, but we will try our best to open-source soon! Thank you to our speakers: Medha Kothari from she256 (https://twitter.com/medhakothari) & Lindsay Howard from Foundation (https://twitter.com/Lindsay_Howard)
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Intro to Building Crypto Protocols with she256

Mar 2nd, 2021 • Webinar
What is blockchain beyond the headlines and viral tweets? Why is it even on the news, anyway? What does the blockchain industry look like now and why does it need you? We partnered with Rewriting the Code to answer all of these questions, and more, in a two-part workshop series. In our second workshop, our co-founder Alexis Gauba (and also co-founder of Opyn.co) walked us through writing Solidity code, dive deep into Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols, how they work, and how they are implemented. Ready, set, DeFi! Thank you to our speaker: Alexis Gauba from she256 & Opyn (https://twitter.com/AlexisGauba) Links for the recording and slides below.
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Intro to Blockchain & Industry Overview

Feb 23rd, 2021 • Webinar
What is blockchain beyond the headlines and viral tweets? Why is it even on the news, anyway? What does the blockchain industry look like now and why does it need you? We partnered with Rewriting the Code to answer all of these questions, and more, at our two-part workshop series. In our first workshop, she256-ers and crypto-veterans Kristie Huang & Elaine Kim, will be walking through the history of blockchain, a crash course on Bitcoin and Ethereum, the state of the space, and its possibilities. Thank you to our speakers: Kristie Huang from she256 (https://twitter.com/kristiehuang) & Elaine Kim from she256 (https://twitter.com/JiyounyK) Links for the recording and slides below.
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she256 @ Sperax’s Behind the Chain Conference

Nov 13th, 2020 • Webinar
she256's Alicia Sidik moderated the Stablecoin Panel at Sperax’s Behind the Chain virtual conference. The panel also featured Joe Yu from Sperax, Nadia Alvarez from MakerDAO, and Kory Hoang from Stably. When discussing the current stablecoin space, the panelists talked about different global stablecoin use cases, where mass adoption of stablecoins is currently taking place, how project communities are directly involved in protocol collateral, and much more. Watch the recording below!
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BAF & she256 Present: The Path to Mass Adoption

Oct 7th, 2020 • Webinar
In this virtual event, she256 & the Blockchain Acceleration Foundation hosted Catherine Coley, CEO of Binance.US, Vanessa Grellet, Executive Director at ConsenSys, and Kristie Huang, Directory of Operations at she256 to discuss how their organizations are paving the way for crypto mass adoption. Watch the recording below for insights of running a leading blockchain company from the executives themselves.
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BAF x BEN: “Growing Your Blockchain Club During COVID”

Aug 27th, 2020 • Webinar
Linked is a blogpost made with the content from this event, which also contains slides. With the Fall 2020 semester taking an unfamiliar form, university organizations have been given the novel task of determining what club recruiting looks like in a remote-first reality. During this inevitable period of restructuring recruitment practices, she256 urges on-campus blockchain clubs to take this as an opportunity to reflect on D&I in recruiting— and hopefully walk away from this article with tangible action items on how to both grow and nurture a diverse and inclusive blockchain organization.
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Signe Pierce <> she256: Art Futurism

July 2nd, 2020 • Instagram Live
What's possible in the cultural-crypto space? Listen to our recorded Instagram Live (linked below) with Signe Pierce, a multimedia artist whose work straddles performance, photography, video, theory, social media, light design and installation. She is working with Foundation, a new medium for buying, selling, and trading limited-edition goods using crypto with the mission to reclaim the idea of the stock market to benefit creators and collectors directly.
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ETHPlanet x Ethereum Cat Herders: Lightning Talks

July 24th, 2020 • Webinar
As part of the Ethereum Summer Camp 2020, hosted by ETHPlanet & Ethereum Cat Herders, she256's co-founder Medha Kothari joined other female builders from the Ethereum community and chatted about building in the space, as well as DEI. From the event hosts' blogpost (https://medium.com/ethplanet/ethereum-summer-camp-2020-week-3-women-in-ethereum-45aad7201f74): "This week, we would like to set up a stage dedicated to elevating and empowering all the builders — who happened to be women — we’re here to support diversity in the industry. How the blockchain industry is rethinking diversity, inclusion, and belonging in 2020? What are those women builders working on and what have they contributed to the ecosystem? What is the practical advice would they give to someone thinking about joining the industry? Join us for insightful talks with women builders from the Ethereum community, followed by Q&A with the speakers." Watch the recording below!
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she256 & WIBB's: "Beginner's Guide to Blockchain" Launch

June, 2020 • PDF
The number one question we receive from people new to crypto is “Where do I start?”. With the wealth of resources out there, it can often be overwhelming to figure out where to begin. That's why she256 and Women in Blockchain - Boston created our "Beginner's Guide to Blockchain". Check it out below!
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Crypto Business Development hosted by she256 and Compound

May 29th, 2020 • Webinar
Curious about crypto and the ins and outs of business development in this nascent space? Learn from experts at this event hosted by she256 and Compound! Speakers: • Xochitl Cazador, Ecosystem Growth, C Labs • Dani Osorio, former Director of Global Partnerships & Marketing, INFURA/ConsenSys • Tegan Kline, Biz Dev & Investor Relations, The Graph • Calvin Liu, Strategy Lead, Compound Unfortunately this event was not recorded, sorry about that!
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Onboarding to Bitcoin

April 8th, 2020 • Webinar
In this webinar, we dove deep into the realm of Bitcoin with the help of Amiti Uttarwar from Xapo and John Newbery from Chaincode, two bitcoin core developers. It was an intimate and interactive learning experience led by two very skilled bitcoin devs, which covered scripting and adversarial thinking in the peer to peer network followed by an insightful discussion on onboarding developers to the Bitcoin ecosystem for a more diverse and inclusive community. We had provided material for all attendees to look over pre-webinar so that everyone could come in with base knowledge of the subject matter, check it out here: [ http://bit.ly/Pre-WebMaterial ]
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Stanford Blockchain Conference: Designing a Diverse Blockchain Ecosystem

February 23rd, 2020 • Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University
A d.school style workshop to explore how to design a blockchain ecosystem built for everyone. Over the last couple of years, the blockchain space has seen immense and undeniable growth. Job roles and companies within this industry have skyrocketed (the role “blockchain developer” itself has grown 33x over the past year as reported by LinkedIn!), yet there is currently no systematic way of quantifying the contributions women have made to the industry. Historically, women and underrepresented minorities have been left behind in the web and mobile revolutions. Let’s shake up history and make way for a new standard. At Designing a Diverse Blockchain Ecosystem, we looked at the early results of she256’s Diversity in Blockchain Study and engaged in design thinking exercises to diagnose challenges, understand the problem at hand, and devise targeted solutions to create an inclusive blockchain ecosystem.
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Galentine's Day 2020: Do You Love Your Privacy?

February 13th, 2020 • Online Webinar
Electronic Coin Company and she256 hosted a virtual, design-thinking workshop that aimed to elevate the way you think about privacy. We went beyond the headlines of GDPR, Facebook, and big data to discuss concepts like responsibility, consent and how privacy plays a key role in feelings such as ownership, belonging and identity. This workshop was good for all audiences, crypto-newbies and OGs alike. All are welcome, always.
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Harvard BOLD Conference

November 9th, 2019 • Boston, MA
One of our founders spoke at Harvard Bold -- a conference for 500+ High School Women Leaders who are pursuing empowerment and knowledge from inspirational businesswomen. The Business Oriented Leadership Development Conference (B.O.L.D.) is designed to help the next generation of women leaders obtain skills and guidance towards their future in business.
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she256 and Dystopia Labs Present: Demystifying Burner Wallet w/ Austin Griffith

October 29th, 2019 • San Francisco, CA
This joint SFBW event with Dystopia Labs brought Austin Griffith, the creator of Burner Wallet (which is a quick web wallet used to move small amounts of crypto quickly), to discuss the different categories, subcategories, and metrics used to measure decentralization. The goal was to have a basic framework for quantifying the health & potential of various layer-1 protocols.
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she256 and Celo Present: Taco Tuesday

October 29th, 2019 • San Francisco, CA
We collaborated with Celo to host a happy hour after San Francisco Blockchain Week's 2nd Annual CESC conference. Celo is a decentralized community of creators -- developers, designers, dreamers, doers -- who are motivated by the power of accessible financial tools to make the world a better place. This partnership combines two communities that strive to foster inclusion; this collaboration was meant to be!
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Welcome To Blockchain #2

September 12th, 2019 • Berkeley, CA
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Designathon

March 9th, 2019 • San Jose, CA
An event where middle school and high school students came together to solve real design challenges in the crypto space.
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Welcome to Blockchain #1

January 23rd, 2019 • Berkeley, CA
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Recolor : Annual Conference 2019

April 28th, 2019 • Berkeley Haas
Recolor is meant to be an amalgamation of experiences, opinions, and takeaways from this foundational year in the blockchain space.
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#HowDoYouShape Launch

October 9th, 2018 • Salesforce Tower, SF
At this Mix & Mingle during the inaugural San Francisco Blockchain Week, we launched our social media art campaign called #HowDoYouShape.
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she256: Women In Blockchain (First Annual Conference)

April 23rd, 2018 • UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium
Our first ever event: a conference to empower new faces to enter the blockchain industry by featuring the ground-breaking research, protocols and specific applications of blockchain led by women in the space.
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