Crypto Chicks is a volunteer-run non-profit educational hub with a mission to grow the economic, professional and leadership potential of both women and youth in blockchain and AI THROUGH education, mentorship, business and diverse employment opportunities.
FOUNDER AND CEO (TORONTO, CANADA)
Software development team lead and entrepreneur. Elena Sinelnikova founded CryptoChicks non-profit organization with the vision to empower and inspire women interested in learning about blockchain technology. She managed to involve hundreds of women who became blockchain evangelists, blockchain developers, blockchain entrepreneurs themselves. Elena developed CryptoChicks into an international hub for women talent in blockchain technology with chapters and educational events all over the world. Elena holds a Master of Computer Science and her specialties are in blockchain, application architecture, software design and development.
CO-FOUNDER (TORONTO, CANADA)
Natalia is a Senior Finance Executive with multi-industry experience. Her expertise is in strategic financial planning, decision support, operations management and change management. She holds Master’s degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration as well as CPA/CMA accounting designation. She is a co-founder of CryptoChicks and is inspired by its mission – to grow the industry and its adoption by engaging women. After attending multiple crypto events, she believes that “we have this incredible opportunity to gain further insight and innovation by tapping into the immense talent of women”. Natalia was introduced to Blockchain technology in 2014 and has been passionate about the industry since.
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