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100 Women Who Are Co-Creating the P2P Society - P2P Foundation

100 Women Who Are Co-Creating the P2P Society - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This directory is only in the first phase of construction,a collaboration of Penny Travlou and Michel Bauwens, which will be opened to larger input.

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​Bitcoin winning over women in developing countries? - RT (blog)

​Bitcoin winning over women in developing countries? - RT (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

From startups like Chain helping developers build bitcoin apps and bagging a $9.5 million investment; New York-based BlinkTrade unveiling its West African bitcoin exchange – UbuntuBitX; and Thailandgetting a start up Coins.co.th; to a nearly 62 percent drop in value at $435.60 from its last year’s peak of $1,150; bitcoin’s oscillation between highs and lows continues unabated.

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Re-Imagining Government By "the People": Woman's Suffrage - Center for Effective Government

Re-Imagining Government By "the People": Woman's Suffrage - Center for Effective Government | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

One hundred and sixty-six years ago, 300 women and a few men gathered in the small, upstate New York town of Seneca Falls at the first convention to discuss and advocate for women’s’ rights. At the close of the two-day event, 100 of those gathered signed a “Declaration of Sentiments” that included a resolution supporting women’s right to vote.

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Women And Collective Intelligence Will Solve Our Planetary Crises

Women And Collective Intelligence Will Solve Our Planetary Crises | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Sustainability is a so-called wicked problem. It is complex, difficult to define, impossible to solve in a linear fashion and the aspects of the problem are so interrelated that it is impossible to consider (and therefore impossible to model) all of the unintended consequences that might accompany any single “solution.”



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How Bitcoin Helps Afghan Girls Achieve Financial Freedom - CoinDesk

How Bitcoin Helps Afghan Girls Achieve Financial Freedom - CoinDesk | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Afghan women are rocking the boat for their social and financial freedoms, and their opponents wouldn’t even know it, thanks to an organisation that pays them to exercise those rights – in bitcoin.

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This is what it's like to be a woman at a Bitcoin meetup - Arianna Simpson

This is what it's like to be a woman at a Bitcoin meetup - Arianna Simpson | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The other night my good friend & fellow cryptoenthusiast Ryan Shea suggested we head to a new Bitcoin meetup neither of us had been to before. I agreed to meet him there, and though the conversation was stimulating, much of the experience was pretty demeaning.

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The corporate conundrum: are women on board or jumping ship? - The Guardian

The corporate conundrum: are women on board or jumping ship? - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Amid the hubbub surrounding the quota debate and the best way to develop female talent, there's a potential mass exodus waiting to happen.

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Girls Who Code

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Launched in Spring 2012, Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors. With support from public and private partners, Girls Who Code works to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in computing fields.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation