Blockchain and Human Rights
What: SingularityU Canada Meet the Faculty Webinar Series: Meet Anne Connelly
When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 1:00 PM EST
Who: Anne Connelly, SingularityU Canada Blockchain Faculty
Description: Blockchain is touted as the backbone of the world’s future financial system. But its greatest impacts won’t be seen on the trading floor at the TSX – they’ll be seen across the far corners of the earth in countries where people don’t have access to basic human rights. Blockchains can enable freedom of speech, access to social mobility and will help to bring whole economies out of poverty.
Highlighting some examples in developing countries, Anne will demonstrate how blockchain can be harnessed for social good around the world.
Passionate about harnessing blockchain and decentralized technology to transform the lives of people in developing countries, Anne is Faculty at Singularity University at NASA Ames in Silicon Valley & SingularityU Canada, teaching global leaders how exponential technologies can solve problems that impact over a billion people. She has been an active part of the global blockchain community since 2012, working with and advising notable companies including Jaxx, Ledger Labs, Bunz, and is currently the Vice Chair of the board of Blockchain Canada.
A full recording will be available after the webinar!
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