Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. Partners with Blockchain for Impact to Lead Best Practices for Diversity in the Industry

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. is announcing its partnership with
Blockchain for Impact to lead best practices for diversity in the
blockchain industry. Blockchain for Impact is a community initiative of
the Blockchain
Commission for Sustainable Development
, a multisectoral framework
supporting the United Nations system, along with Member States,
Intergovernmental Organizations, the private sector, and civil society.
Diversity in Blockchain will participate in the June 4th Blockchain for
Impact Global Summit at the United Nations.

Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. and Blockchain for Impact will work
together on impact-oriented events including summits, subcommittee
formations and curated content tracks to ensure the context of diversity
is established in the industry across the board. “We are thrilled to be
joining forces with Blockchain for Impact,” said Susan Joseph, Executive
Director of Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. “We believe that in order to
find the best solutions for the many issues facing global humanity today
it is essential to incorporate all perspectives. Through our
partnership, we look forward to connecting diverse individuals and
future leaders to blockchain initiatives that will change the world for
the better.”

Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to
creating equal, open and inclusive opportunities in the blockchain
industry. Our mission is to empower everyone from all walks of life to
engage with blockchain technology in order to ensure equal participation
and distribution. True innovation includes everyone. Through education,
discussion, and engagement we can build a support network as
revolutionary as the blockchain itself.

This year, Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. will participate in
partnerships to provide forums for education, discussion, and engagement
through networking events, accelerators, conferences, published reports (Annual
Report on the State of Diversity in Blockchain –
to be released
in Q4 of 2018), educational workshops and much more.

In December of 2018, Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. will host the first
ever Blockchain Diversity Awards. At the event, it will
honor trailblazers from varying backgrounds and celebrate industry
pioneers who are both instrumental in creating inclusive opportunities
for diverse representation in emerging technology, as well as those who
are on their way to doing so.

Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. was incubated in MIT’s Legal Forum in
conjunction with the MIT Media Lab in Q1 of 2018. The organization was
founded by Anna Ashurov (Vice President, Goldman Sachs), Michelle
Gitlitz (Blank Rome LLP, Co-Chair of Blockchain & Digital Currencies
Group), Shawnna Hoffman (IBM Global Cognitive Legal Co-Leader, Watson AI
& Quantum Computing), Susan Joseph (B3i North American Representative,
Blockchain Expert Consultant), Joshua Ashley Klayman Kuzar (Co-Chair of
Blockchain Practice, Morrison & Foerster LLP), and Susan Poole
(Blockchain Founder, Advisor & Consultant).

Diversity in Blockchain, Inc. is a non-profit organization currently in
the process of applying for 501(c)(3) status.

For more information, please contact Susan Joseph, Executive Director at Susan.Joseph@DiversityinBlockchain.com
or visit DiversityinBlockchain.com.

Contacts

For Diversity in Blockchain Inc.
Kate Tavella
215.988.6988
tavella@blankrome.com