BitGive Honors International Women’s Day 2015 with a Big Splash!

Connie

*+-There are many leading women who we honor and celebrate today, International Women’s Day 2015.  From leaders around the world, our nonprofit partners, and those in our own Bitcoin community. Most prominent in our minds today are the women and girls who we recently met near Kakamega, Kenya while visiting our bitcoin-funded water well at Shisango Girls… Read more »

How Bitcoin Can Help Millions of Women Around the World

Amor Sexton Bitcoin

*+-In recognition of International Women’s Day, Western Union released a report on the role of women in global remittances. According to the report, women currently move 50% of the estimated $582 billion global remittances, and they send a greater percentage of their wages than men. Women are also the largest group of recipients, receiving over… Read more »

Why we need to market Bitcoin to the rest of the world

Stephanie-Wargo

*+-For those of us that live and breathe Bitcoin, WE GET IT! We understand that we are part of the “next big thing”. We know that we are sitting at the threshold of the next financial and technological revolution.   We are the ones that are living on reddit.com/r/bitcoin, reading Coindesk and CoinTelegraph every morning, and… Read more »

Try New Technologies, Starting with Bitcoin

HaeKyung Chung (Coinplug)

*+-International Women’s day, it is. Just another ordinary day, we live. As always, we live through a day as our grandmothers and mothers have, doing our best. In a life as a woman, there are valuable skillsets and knowledge that can help the woman to thrive in her life. Those skillsets and knowledge work as… Read more »

Women in Bitcoin: Empowered to Do it All

Jinyoung

*+-For centuries, intelligent women have pondered, debated and even changed the course of history in an attempt to answer the proverbial question, “Can we have it all?” As women, at some point in our lives, we’ve asked or have been asked this question. Some of you may be asking this of yourself right at this… Read more »

Girls, Financial Literacy, and Bitcoin

MelissaDonohue

*+-We have all seen the headlines – girls and women are falling behind in STEM fields. STEM, which is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math, is critical for learning of all kinds, and it can translate later in life to higher salaries and different kinds of job potential.

Are Women Participating in the Digital Currency Revolution?

Hannah

*+-On March 4th, 2014 the federal government officially acknowledged the importance of digital currencies. Thomas J Curry, head of the US Office of the Comptroller, stated that digital currencies are “potentially revolutionary in their impact, and are advancing at a breakneck pace.” This announcement contrasts against the value of Bitcoin eroding by almost 75% in… Read more »

Here’s the Deal with Bitcoin, Ladies!

Tracy Freese

*+-Here’s the deal, Ladies, it’s time you got your heads out of the sand and figured out what the heck this Bitcoin stuff is all about. From one chick to another, I’m going to keep it real – Bitcoin is the credit card of the future and all you fashionistas out there need to recognize… Read more »

Creating a Bitcoin Ecosystem that Reduces Human Suffering

ChristineDahl

*+-If you hold Bitcoin hoping its value will increase, you should consider investing it in human development.  Bitcoin can help lift women out of poverty by eliminating the barriers to control over their economic lives. Bitcoin promises to overcome hurdles associated with traditional banking: high transaction fees, inaccessibility to capital and savings instruments, gender-based restrictions… Read more »