March 8, 2023 – Tbilisi, Georgia
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Binance Charity Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency and blockchain infrastructure provider has announced a $100,000 donation to GITA (Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency) to support Web 3.0 education and training.the philanthropic arm of
As a result of the partnership, more than 100 women will be able to study professional courses in Web 3.0 and get support to move into the job market.
Helen Hai, head of Binance Charity, said,
“We’re proud of our new partnership with GITA, which aims to diversify the Web 3.0 industry by removing financial barriers to study and developing new courses. In celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re allocating 100 out of the 180 scholarships available for women.
“Georgia is very advanced in terms of adopting new technologies, and there’s already a strong pool of talented women who are interested in innovation, including Web 3.0. We hope these scholarships will enable these women to pursue their passions and further strengthen Georgia as a hub for women in tech.”
This donation is the latest of Binance Charity’s efforts toward empowering women around the world through education and humanitarian projects.
To date, Binance Charity has supported more than 51,000 women across 10 countries, donating over $3 million to women-only initiatives including 36,215 scholarships.
In the five years since the non-profit organization was founded, it helped more than two million people, with a particular focus on addressing social issues that still disproportionately affect women such as inequality, access to education and poverty.
Binance Charity donations have been directed to Web 3.0 education programs to support women and other underrepresented and underserved groups to study vocationally as part of workshops as well as through higher education opportunities with top universities.
Among these programs are the following.
- The DLT Talent Program with Frankfurt Blockchain Center, which is already underway, to support 400 female leaders in the blockchain space
- Collaboration with Women in Tech in Brazil, South Africa and Burundi, providing funding to train 2,800 women in rural communities in Web 3.0 basics, develop entrepreneurship skills and support them into employment
- Partnership with Utiva to strengthen Africa as a hub for tech talent through supporting 1,000 individuals at least 50% women to take professional blockchain and digital skills courses
These projects are part of the Binance Charity Scholar Program, enabling the next generation of Web 3.0 leaders to develop their skills, knowledge and experience without financial barriers.
Applications to study as part of this initiative have surpassed 80,000 worldwide since June 2022.
Binance Charity remains committed to supporting innovative solutions in using Web 3.0 for social good with a focus on women, as well as investing in research to identify the most impactful ways to use this technology.
About Binance Charity
Binance Charity is a non-profit organization dedicated to unlocking Web 3.0 as a powerful tool for social change.
Its mission is to enable Web 3.0 as a driver of social transformation by making its education and research accessible to all, and advancing global solutions for local humanitarian impact.
Binance Charity uses its 100% transparent donation platform to build a future where technology is used as a force for good.
To date, Binance Charity has supported over two million end beneficiaries through various projects. For more information, visit the website.
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Dan Edelstein, MarketAcross
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