Announcing Rise Up-Women in Blockchain; Further Education and Scholarship Program from ConsenSys, CryptoChicks, C4 and Applicature


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Helping women pursue their careers in blockchain, with a focus on Ukrainian women.

San Francisco, Calif.–(Newsfile Corp. – Aug. 10, 2022) – Today, four blockchain industry organizations came together to announce the Rise Up-Women in Blockchain program. The program will provide free online education and scholarships to encourage more women to pursue blockchain development and entrepreneurial careers. A key objective is to offer support and preferential access to Ukrainian women whose livelihoods have recently been disrupted due to war.

Rise Up-Women in Blockchain, a free educational and scholarship program from Applicature, CryptoChicks, C4, and ConsenSys

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The program includes free online training and certifications from two educational nonprofits, CryptoChicks and Cryptocurrency Certification Consortium (C4). It also includes access to online blockchain developer training offered by software company, ConsenSys, through ConsenSys Academy, and scholarships offered by blockchain building and acceleration company, Applicature.

Free Access to Online Education from CryptoChicks, Blockchain Education Hub

Online access to a library of courses, including introductory courses, app development topics, and founders courses for starting your own business.

“Our goal is to provide the gift of education to every woman who needs it, especially in these difficult times. Our online courses will help you get started in blockchain technology. Our events will connect you with your employers potential,” Elena said. Sinelnikova, founder and director of CryptoChicks.

C4 Free Bitcoin Certification

Access to Certified Bitcoin Professional online curriculum, exam and certificate upon completion.

“Education is key to bringing more women into the Bitcoin, Ethereum and open blockchain technology space and we are happy to contribute to this project,” said Jessica Levesque, Executive Director of C4.

Consensys Academy, on-demand blockchain development program

Privileged access to private, on-demand courses and certification, awarded to five women selected based on admissions criteria.

“With the incredible challenges facing our world today, we believe blockchain education is key to building a better future. We are grateful to be able to participate in this important project to empower and support Ukrainian women. “, said Coogan Brennan, director of ConsenSys. Academy.

Application scholarship and support

A scholarship for completing the ConsenSys Blockchain Developer Program for the five selected women offering 1000 USD each. Learning group support and mentorship through Applicature’s Solidity Academy.

“We are delighted to offer scholarships to five talented women for blockchain development and Solidity education: skills that are in high demand in the industry. We are delighted to join these partners in helping Ukrainian women, because many have experienced hardships and career breaks this year,” said Ian Arden, Founder and CEO of Applicature.

The application deadline for the first ConsenSys scholarship/training place is September 31, 2022. One scholarship will be awarded per month, based on the top applicants by entry criteria, until February 28, 2023. APPLICATION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION WEBSITE: https://riseup.application.com/.

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The partners:

Application, a global venture builder and accelerator that has worked on over 300 projects since 2017. Portfolio companies include Vidma – blockchain security auditor, milestoneBased – DAO funding management platform, and Mempool Ventures– Crypto VC and Consulting Company.

CryptoChicksinternational non-profit and educational center helping thousands of women around the world learn and invest in blockchain, and create new careers and businesses.

C4, a non-profit organization that sets cryptocurrency standards, certifies cryptocurrency professionals, and educates people around the world about cryptocurrency.

ConsenSys, is a leading provider of Ethereum software and decentralized protocols. Enabling developers, businesses, and individuals around the world to build next-generation apps, launch modern financial infrastructure, and access the decentralized web. Its product suite consists of Infura, Quorum, Codefi, MetaMask, Truffle, Diligence and an NFT platform.

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Ryan H. Bowman