#GAReads | The first rule of being a woman in crypto is you do not talk about being a woman in crypto

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"The first rule of being a woman in crypto is you do not talk about being a woman in crypto":

In theory, the crypto industry offers women a new opportunity to engage, in a way neither tech — nor any other industry — has offered before. By its nature, participation can be anonymous. You can contribute to the technology, and mine bitcoin and ether, without anyone knowing who you are. You can create a digital wallet and invest without any form of identification.

But on its current path, crypto is replaying the same inequities that came before. Men still overwhelmingly dominate the technology’s development — though the gender of Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym for bitcoin’s inventor, remains unknown — and the accumulation of resulting wealth. Without a concentrated effort to change the industry’s course, it will further entrench the existing gender gap in finance and tech, this time in an unregulated and anonymous environment.

Read Karen Hao's full article at Quartz here…