Claire Gallant - Gender, Tech And Futurism

Posted on Monday, Apr 9, 2018
Claire Gallant is a talented cryptoasset and blockchain technologies researcher, token designer and educator. She is a payment advisor for Payfirma, and a well-known community organizer and advocate for technology innovation as opportunities to establish new forms of value creation and social transformatiion. Claire is the Organizer of Women in Blockchain Vancouver, Organizer of the Gender Dynamics Speakers Series 2018 through Co[i]nfluence, and Organizer of the BC Blockchain Forum and the Spotlight on Women in Blockchain Roundtable. For comprehensive shownotes and links in the episode take a look below or click the episode title.

Show Notes

Written by Alexandra Moxin

“Dare to Dream in the Absolute” - Claire Gallant

Claire Gallant is a talented cryptoasset and blockchain technologies researcher, token designer and educator. She is a payment advisor for Payfirma, and a well-known community organizer and advocate for technology innovation as opportunities to establish new forms of value creation and social transformation.

Claire is the Organizer of Women in Blockchain Vancouver, Organizer of the Gender Dynamics Speakers Series 2018 through Co[i]nfluence, and Organizer of the BC Blockchain Forum and the Spotlight on Women in Blockchain Roundtable.

We cover a lot about power, money, gender dynamics and the economy in this episode so get comfortable and hope you enjoy!

In this episode we cover

  • Claire’s background and how she got into blockchain
  • Tranference of value
  • Empowerment by access to financial services and payment systems
  • True value
  • Consentual economics
  • Time as a concept, measurement, perception and the physics of time
  • Plato’s Cave Debate with the BC Blockchain Forum
  • The impact of cognitive science and psychology
  • BC Blockchain Forum Roundtables
  • Claire’s intention for the BC Blockchain Forum: Women in Blockchain Roundtable
  • Decentralization and redistribution of wealth
  • Liquid democracy and how this impacts investing
  • Building new systems, parallels to the green energy economy
  • Universal Basic Income
  • Experimenting with New Economic Models
  • The basic tenets and concepts of Effective Altruism
  • Macro and micro economics
  • The Grimean Bank and enabling small change through micro loans
  • Gender dynamics in the economy
  • Tokenized value in the not-for-profit sector
  • The emergence of the Social Impact Economy and Business
  • Access to information and empowering the individual
  • Encouraging media literacy
  • The Gender Dynamics Speaker Series at Unbounce
  • The philosophy of monetizing initiatives and giving your money, effort or time
  • Value and gender inequality in the job market
  • Accepting and valuing the feminine in society
  • Redefining power and decentralizing leadership
  • What initiatives Claire is looking forward to with the BC Blockchain Forum this year
  • Claire’s closing comments for listeners

If you’re interested in participating in the BC Blockchain Forum: Women in Blockchain Roundtable reach out to Claire by email. You can also reach Claire at @LauraGlass64 on twitter, on facebook and the Women in Blockchain Vancouver Meetup Group!

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