About CryptoChicks

We are a non-profit blockchain educational hub with a mission to grow the economic, professional and leadership potential of women in blockchain and AI technologies through education, mentorship, business and diverse employment opportunities. We are proud to be nominated to Blockchain Company of the Year Award at the Canadian FinTech and AI Awards 2018 organized by the Digital Finance Institute

Our events are open to everyone, but we are particularly focused on educating women because we believe that women’s involvement will help blockchain realize its enormous potential as an instrument of positive change in the world. We hold workshops, conferences and hackathons for women entrepreneurs, women involved in technology, women corporate managers, Women investors, career ladies, housewives, grandmothers, and all other women. 

We are an international organization with the chapters in Canada, USA, Bulgaria, Russia, Pakistan, Bahamas. Our educational programs are offered in partnership with BlockGeeks – our main educational sponsor. To learn more please listen to CryptoChicks feature on Business Leadership Live Radio

Upcoming Events

May 31-June 2, 2019 – CryptoChicks Hackathon + Conference in Toronto

Featuring a keynote speech from Ethereum Inventor Vitalik Buterin.

We are inviting all women to use this unique opportunity to learn blockchain and AI technology in-depth and then implement it in a project of your choice. Our sponsor BlockGeeks.com will provide all female participants with free online blockchain education. 

We will be running a  three- day conference together with the hackathon. We are inviting the most outstanding blockchain professionals from all over the world to speak and share their knowledge.

Apply at : https://cryptochickshackathon.com

Location:  Toronto, Canada

March, 2019 – CryptoChicks Hackathon + Conference in Pakistan

We are inviting all women to use this unique opportunity to learn blockchain technology in-depth and then implement it in a project of your choice. Our sponsor BlockGeeks.com will provide all female participants with free online blockchain education. 

We will be running a  three- day conference right after the hackathon. We are inviting the most outstanding blockchain professionals from all over the world to speak and share their knowledge.

Apply at : https://pakistan.cryptochicks.ca

Location:  Karachi, Pakistan

February 15-16, 2019 – CryptoChicks Hackathon at the International Innovation Film Festival in Bern, Switzerland

We are inviting young adults 16-22 from Switzerland  to use this unique opportunity to learn blockchain technology in-depth and then implement it in a project for film industry. Our sponsor BlockGeeks.com will provide all  participants with free online blockchain education.This event is being held within International Innovation Film Festival in Bern, Switzerland and hosted by CryptoChicks.

Please email us at stayintouch@cryptochicks.ca to register

Location:  Bern, Switzerland 

Our Partners

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CryptoChicks Team

Who We Are

Team that makes blockchain learning fun for you
Elena Sinelnikova

Elena Sinelnikova

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.

Natalia Ameline

Natalia Ameline

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.

Nataliya Hearn

Nataliya Hearn

Director of Youth Education (Toronto, Canada)

Nataliya Hearn (Ph.D. Materials Engineering University of Cambridge) Professor turned serial entrepreneur. Founder and CEO of Element 21 (ranked as the fastest growing company in Canada run by a woman W100 2009) that brought Scandium technology from the former Soviet Union to sports (baseball, golf, lacrosse), electronics, and aviation industries. Organized the launch of the golf drive from the International Space Station (2006).
Featured in Forbes (June 2010) for developing space age material for Mount Everest team with the warmest and thinnest jackets using ZeroLoft insulation material. Designed and marketed one of the most popular professional fishing rod lines — Carrot Stix.

Olga Plokhuta

Olga Plokhuta

Chief of Staff (Toronto, Canada)

Olga is a communication and marketing specialist.
Olga holds the degree in economics and business and is passionate about the tech industry in terms of analytics and innovations.
Her addiction for the CryptoChicks has been developed from the first meeting with them

Konstantin Borovik

Konstantin Borovik

Director of Education (Toronto, Canada)

Konstantin spent past 2 decades building corporate IT infrastructure.
He is a Bitcoin early adopter and blockchain educator.
Konstantin is currently working on a blockchain project focusing on the private key security, crypt accents governance and blockchain end-user interaction experience.

Our Ambassadors

People who represent CryptoChicks and carry on our mission in different parts of the World
Bob Summerwill

Bob Summerwill

Vancouver, Canada
Irina Lebedeva

Irina Lebedeva

Moscow, Russia
Evgeniya Kulakova

Evgeniya Kulakova

Moscow, Russia
Shaya Kutnowski

Shaya Kutnowski

Toronto, Canada
Shamim Rajani

Shamim Rajani

Karachi, Pakistan
Faiza Yousuf

Faiza Yousuf

Karachi, Pakistan
Rosalyn Brown

Rosalyn Brown

Nassau, Bahamas
Ivaylo Hristov

Ivaylo Hristov

Sofia, Bulgaria
Denitza Tyufekchieva

Denitza Tyufekchieva

Sofia, Bulgaria
Rhonda Eldridge

Rhonda Eldridge

New York, USA
Estrella Li

Estrella Li

Toronto, Canada
Carlos Cabrera

Carlos Cabrera

Toronto, Canada
Alison Alexis

Alison Alexis

Vancouver, Canada
Minna Liang

Minna Liang

Toronto, Canada
Naba Sadia Siddiqui

Naba Sadia Siddiqui

Toronto, Canada
Aleksandra Los

Aleksandra Los

London, england

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