Binance Charity Announces Education Initiative with Frankfurt School’s Blockchain Center to Increase Access to Web3 Education for All
Frankfurt, Germany: Today, Binance Charity, the philanthropic arm of Binance, the world’s leading cryptocurrency and blockchain infrastructure provider has partnered with the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management — Blockchain Center (FSBC) to provide free trainings for
students, with a focus on women, in the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Decentralized Finance (DeFi) as well as Non Fungible Token (NFT) sectors.
The donation through Binance Charity will go towards the expansion of the FSBC led Talent Programs, which include the DLT Talents Program to empower women to pursue leadership positions in the blockchain sector; as well as the DeFi and NFT Talents Programs, to develop students for leadership in the DeFi and NFT spaces. Each program runs for 18 weeks.
The 12 month collaboration will see the latest cohort of students selected this month (October, 2022). The project aims to support students specifically women — in gaining employment in the respective sector.
“This is just the start of Binance’s commitment to investing in Web3 education and job creation in Germany. We’re thrilled to be kickstarting our efforts with the esteemed Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner at the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center to help further their progressive work. We share a mission to foster education, diversity and financial inclusion so Web3 and its vast benefits can be enjoyed by all.” Comments Helen Hai, Head of Binance Charity.
The FSBC is the leading think tank and research center in German-speaking countries focused primarily on investigating the implications of blockchain technology. The Center and the program are designed by Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner and his team. Sandner is one of the leading experts in Germany & has founded the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC) at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
“We are very excited to partner with Binance Charity on education for Web3 as it is key for both young students as well as employees in corporations and government authorities. With our education programs we have educated and inspired thousands of people already.”, says Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Head of the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center. He continues: “One of our most successful programs is DLT Talents, which is for women only, where we are educating more than 300 women per year to join and grow with the ecosystem.”
This initiative is the latest in part of the wider global Binance Charity Scholar Program launched earlier this year, which now has active projects in Ukraine, Australia, South Africa, France and Brazil. The Binance Charity led initiative is championing diversity by enabling the next generation of digital leaders to develop their skills, knowledge and experience without financial barriers. As well as facilitating access to job opportunities across the booming Web3 sector and investing in innovation and research into unlocking blockchain technology as a solution in solving complex social and environmental issues.
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