Breaking Down Barriers in Diversity and Technology

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Diversity is a powerful term. When on its own, the term may symbolize differences; when paired with inclusion – as it is often presented today – it symbolizes equality, togetherness and strength. Women’s History Month, held in March each year, is a time to celebrate diversity and the accomplishments of strong women across all demographics and industries.

Like many fields, diversity is not highly recognizable in the technology sector. Today, women represent 10 to 20 percent of professionals in the technology field. While low, it is encouraging to see the women that are leading the charge.

Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege to work with some of the smartest women in business and technology – women that are not


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Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It is a global collaboration, hosted by The Linux Foundation, including leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and Technology.

Think of it as an operating system for marketplaces, data-sharing networks, micro-currencies, and decentralized digital communities. It has the potential to vastly reduce the cost and complexity of getting things done in the real world.

Only an Open Source, collaborative software development approach can ensure the transparency, longevity, interoperability and support required to bring blockchain technologies forward to mainstream commercial adoption. That is what Hyperledger is about – communities of software developers building blockchain frameworks and platforms.

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