Bloomberg Law
Dec. 23, 2019, 10:55 PM

Big Law Backs Report Flagging Lack of Diversity in Blockchain

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Several prominent Big Law firm partners and corporate executives are behind a new report calling for “radical action” to bridge the diversity and inclusion gap in the burgeoning blockchain industry.

The new report, put forth by the New York-based nonprofit group Diversity in Blockchain, highlights recent studies and other data points showing that women and people of color have been underrepresented in blockchain company leadership positions, as well as among blockchain conference speakers and university blockchain and cryptocurrency professors.

The issue is timely not just because of recent concerns expressed about the lack of diversity in tech more broadly, ...

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