Top 8 influential women in the blockchain and crypto space

Whether you’re a blockchain newbie or a seasoned pro, be sure to follow these top 8 influencers encouraging others to enter the space

If you’re looking for blockchain inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve collated our top 8 blockchain and cryptocurrency experts to follow on LinkedIn to ensure your feed is filled with reliable information and helpful resources. 

08: Lea Thompson

Making crypto and blockchain interesting for both “nerds and normies”, Lea Thompson AKA Girl Gone Crypto, shares fun, informative and interesting content to encourage everyone to learn more about the space. Lea is also the author of Undressing Bitcoin, and was the producer and anchor of the world's first crypto and blockchain news network, BlockLiveTV.

07: Laura Shin

Former Forbes Editor Laura Shin is a crypto and blockchain journalist covering Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, stablecoins, and more. She is also the author of "The Cryptopians: Idealism, Greed, Lies, and the Making of the First Big Cryptocurrency Craze" and the host of the podcast Unchained. Laura is also a seasoned speaker, having delivered crypto talks at TEDx San Francisco, the International Monetary Fund, and the Oslo Freedom Forum, to name a few.

06: Maliha Abidi

Artist and author Maliha Abidi is the founder of Women Rise NFT, a collection of 10,000 unique NFT art pieces that represents women from around the world. Maliha is passionate about sharing  BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) stories while sharing art that showcases the diversity of culture, professions, race, gender, and religion.

05: Lisa Francoeur

Lisa Francoeur co-founded Crypto Tutors, an educational platform designed to empower minorities through eLearning and 1:1 tutoring to help transform their knowledge into wealth. Lisa is also the host of Crypto Tutors’ YouTube channel, Crypto Couch, which aims to elevate diverse thought leaders in crypto.

04: Layah Heilpern

Blockchain and cryptocurrency expert Layah Heilpern has the goal of empowering people to take personal responsibility for their finances, health, happiness and general life success. As the host and founder of The Layah Heilpern Show, Layah presents raw, stripped back conversations about bitcoin, politics and motivation.

03: Oluchi (Elizabeth) Enebeli

By founding Web3Ladies, Oluchi Enebeli has become a pioneering leader in the blockchain space, inspiring other women in Africa to join the Web3 sphere. Web3Ladies is now a community of more than 10,000 ladies, offering access to mentorships, networking events, development opportunities and more.

02: Megan Nilsson (Crypto Megan)

As a high-end crypto and NFT portfolio consultant for large companies, investors and celebrities, Crypto Megan is on a mission to inspire other women to join the space by sharing quality and reliable information. Megan is also an investor and a member of Bored Ape Yacht Club, Doodles and World of Women, among many other NFTs.

01: Meltem Demirors

Having previously worked in the gas and oil industry, Meltem Demirors has become a leading name in the crypto sphere, holding the position of Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares. Since joining the cryptocurrency industry in 2015, Meltem has leveraged her experience and network to accelerate the growth of crypto asset classes and the firms developing it.


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