Welcome to episode 46 with Dr Jane Thomason. In this episode, Adriana and Jane chat about Jane's humanitarian work, the fact the lots of people in the blockchain tech community deeply care about solving challenges for the underprivileged, one of these challenges being the costs of implementing tech solutions and how newer blockchains are tackling them, network effects and tribalism, inequity and more.
Dr Jane is an advocate for blockchain and digital transformation to reduce inequality and vulnerability and a move to a human centred digital economy. She holds multiple appointments including: Industry Associate: University College London, Centre for Blockchain, London, Co-Founder: British Blockchain and Frontier Technology Association, Advisor: Kerala Blockchain Association; Africa Blockchain Centre of Excellence; Section Chief Editor: Frontiers in Blockchain; Findexable Data Governance Council, and Ambassador, Fintech Diversity Radar. She has published over 40 articles in peer reviewed journals, 6 books; and multiple book chapters. She has been featured in multiple awards including:Top 100 Women in Crypto, (2020); Women in GovTech (2019) ; 10 Digital Frontier Women, UN Decade Of Women (2018); UN Decade Of Women Quantum Impact Champion (2018) and Lattice Top 100 Fintech Influencers for SDGs (2018), and recently featured on Thinkers 360 in Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on HealthTech (March 2021).
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