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We are a community of 2,200+ global, curious, forward-thinking, creative women and non-binary folks supporting you on your crypto and AI journey. Our values are openness, kindness, diversity, interdependence and collaboration.

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What do we offer?

Cohort based learning

In 13 weeks, members receive 60+ hours of live instruction, demos and guest lectures to level up their  blockchain knowledge across all use cases.

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A place to network

Network with a global community of femme leaders discussing, building and working in crypto, Web3 and frontier technologies. Meet up globally at events.

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A career launchpad

Join our Web3 career accelerator, explore jobs and join our talent collective to get hired. We do all that we can to place you in your dream Web3 job.

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What does a cohort look like? 

Each course* contains 1 - 2 in depth educational sessions with demos as well as shared recordings, materials and detailed how-to guides.

WELCOME TO SHEFI
What to expect (SheFi Programming and Perks)
  • The Why of SheFi
  • The components of the SheFi Program
  • Course schedule, logistics, break weeks
  • Course related NFTs to showcase your participation and activities: Earnable avatars, membership NFT, mint kudos, quizzes
  • Community support: Discord & Guiding Lights
  • Community perks: guest speakers, exclusive events, tickets to conferences, hackathons and more
BLOCKCHAIN BASICS
Becoming a Blockchain Baddie (Fundamentals)
WEEK 1
Key Learnings
Blockchain and Web3 history, evolution, properties, and use cases.
Why these technologies matter and how they enable the Ownership Economy.
Explore problems blockchains solve from a technical, business and societal perspective.
Activities
Set up account at Centralized Exchange
Get familiar with SheFi clusters, channels and tools
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: Centralized Exchanges
Quiz
Demo
Feeling Foxy (Wallets and Security)
WEEK 2
Key Learnings
Web3 Wallet definition and uses
Different types of wallets: Custodial vs. Non-custodial Wallets & Hot vs. Cold Wallets; Browser, Desktop & Mobile Wallets
How wallets enable the Ownership Economy
Wallet Key features - Seed or secret phrase, Public Keys & Private Keys
How to use your wallet and use it safely
Account abstraction
Activities
Download a Web3 self-custody wallet (browser and mobile)
Write down key phrases: secret phrase and private key
Find secret phrase and private key Copy + paste public address
Create an additional account in MetaMask
Show / hide blockchain test networks to MetaMask
Use a test network to send a test transaction with a secret message
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: Everything Wallets
Quiz
Demos
BLOCKCHAIN SCALING
Ethereum Glow Up’s (Layer 2 Blockchains)
WEEK 3
Key Learnings
How Ethereum transactions and how fees work
Challenges with scaling blockchains and how different scaling solutions address this
Why we need scaling blockchain solutions
Definitions for Layer 2s and side chains
Deep dive on Polygon, a blockchain that is an Ethereum scaling solution: how it works and its ecosystem
Blockchain bridges
Activities
Add Polygon blockchain to your browser wallet
Bridge tokens from Ethereum to another chain like Polygon
Explore Polygon ecosystem
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: Adding networks to wallet and bridging tokens
Quiz
Demos
DECENTRALIZED FINANCE
What the Fi is DeFi (Decentralized Finance)
WEEK 4
Key Learnings
Decentralized Finance “DeFi” definitions and why DeFi matters
Beginner and advanced DeFi use cases
DeFi adjacent overview and individual use case deep dives
CeFi vs. DeFi risks
DeFi primitives leveraged across use cases.
Activities
Mint Your SheFi Membership NFT on Polygon
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: Minting Your Membership NFT
Quiz
Demos
What’s Dai Got To Do With It (Stablecoins)
WEEK 5
Key Learnings
Stablecoins definition, purpose and use cases
How stablecoins maintain a stable price
Different categories of stablecoins: fiat-backed, crypto-backed, algorithmic
Deep dives on prominent stablecoins: USDC, Maker, GHO
Comparison of stablecoins: pros and cons
Stablecoin blow ups (Terra/LUNA), regulation and news
Activities
Send tokens from a Centralized Exchange to a self-custody wallet and vice versa
Acquiring stablecoins through a purchase or swap
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: acquiring stablecoins
Quiz
Demo
The World’s Most Interest-Ing Platform (Lending)
WEEK 6
Key Learnings
The origin and history of DeFi lending
Overview of the DeFi lending platform Aave
Why use DeFi lending instead of selling your crypto
Concepts from TradFi used in DeFi lending
What are money markets / lending pools
What are aTokens / interest bearing tokens
How to manage your crypto loan
Activities
How to lend tokens into Aave
How to borrow tokens from Aave
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: Lending and Borrowing on Aave
Quiz
Demo
Trading Tokens (Decentralized Exchanges)
WEEK 7
Key Learnings
Overview of exchanges: centralized (CEX) vs. decentralized exchanges (DEX) and Order Book vs. Automated Market Makers
Overview of Market Makers in Traditional Finance
Deep dive on Automated Market Makers (AMMs), a type of exchange that Uniswap pioneered
An overview of the decentralized exchange Uniswap, including notable facts, the UNI token and governance
How to swap on Uniswap
Activities
Swapping on Uniswap on Polygon
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: Swapping on Uniswap
Quiz
Demo
Little Miss Staker (Liquid Staking Protocols)
WEEK 8
Key Learnings
Proof-of-Stake glossary, overview and benefits
The challenges with solo validating / staking
Deep dive into pooled staking and liquid staking pioneered by LIDO and the benefits
A technical explanation of how  liquid staking works
Overview of the network components
What are liquid staking derivative tokens and how are they valued
The risks of staking with LIDO
Activities
Staking tokens into LIDO
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: Staking with LIDO
Quiz
Demo
NON-FUNGIBLE TOKENS (NFTS)
I Want My NFTs! (Non-Fungible Tokens)
WEEK 9
Key Learnings
NFT market overview
A comparison of fungible and non-fungible items and tokens
So What? How NFTs are reshaping commerce, media and entertainment
How NFTs reshape distribution, rights and ownership
How blockchains enable NFTs
Popular NFT use cases and deep dives on use cases
NFTs as commerce infrastructure
How to mint an NFT from Etherscan
Benefits of digital assets as NFTs
The cultural forces behind NFTs
Activities
Minting a SheFi Robo Nova NFT
Support Materials
Step-by-step Guide: Minting a SheFi Robo Nova
Quiz
Demo
DECENTRALIZED AUTONOMOUS ORGANIZATIONS (DAOS)
I Wanna DAO With Somebody (DAOs)
WEEK 10
Key Learnings
The spectrum of DAOs: different types of organizations and the evolution of organizations
What are people exploring with DAOs and why
Exploring DAO landscape (social DAOs, investment DAOs and product DAOs), DAO tooling and DAO challenges
A deep dive on Nouns DAO and how it is reshaping how DAOs are built
Activities
Participate in a governance vote and race on SheFi’s JokeDAO
Set your wallet up to do proposals and voting in a DAO
Support Materials
Step-by-step Guide
Quiz
Demo
Governance and Public Goods
WEEK 11
Key Learnings
Tragedy of the Commons
Elin Ostrom’s Work on Governance
From Ostrom to DAOs
Governance Systems
Examples of Decentralized Governance Systems
How You Can Get Involved in Governance
Readings
Activities
Make a Profile on Tally
Support Materials
Step-by-step Guide
Quiz
Demo
WEB3 SOCIAL AND CONSUMER CRYPTO
Web3 Social
WEEK 12
Key Learnings
Overview of social graphs and social networks
The challenges with current social media platforms
What is Web3 social
How Web3 social solves the challenges of  Web2 creator platforms
What are some of the defining features and attributes of Web3 social platforms
Deep dive on Lens, the Web3 social platform
Activities
Post on Lens, the Web3 social platform
Support Materials
Step-by-step How To Guide: Posting on Lens
Quiz
Demo
Artificial Intelligence
WEEK 13
Key Learnings
Foundations of AI
Definitions + Concepts
History of AI
The AI Stack
Section 2: Core Technologies in AI
Machine Learning
Deep Learning
Neural Networks
Natural Language Processing
AI Models: LLMs
Ethical Considerations and Future of AI
Prompting
Readings
Coming Soon!
Activities
Coming Soon!

SheFi Perks

Partnerships

SheFi members receive access to applications, web3 events and NFT allow lists. Some examples: Applications: Lens, Moments of Space, Floor, Events: Devcon, Schelling Point, ETHGlobal, NFTs: Galverse, Poolsuite, Surge.

IRL

From educational events with partners like Union Square Ventures, to workshops, to intimate dinners globally to casual meetups in your local region, SheFi gatherings focus on learning and creating authentic connections.

Guest Speakers

From security and tax experts, to NFT project founders, to investors, we curate prominent guest speakers so you can learn from and network with them. Guest speakers from leading crypto companies like Gauntlet and Messari and VC firms like Castle Island Ventures.

Exclusive Channels

SheFi members receive access to exclusive member-only classrooms, newsletter, Discord and regional telegram groups. Through these channels, members can get support for their questions, share knowledge and build connections.

SheFi Spotlights

Learn from our community. Are you an expert in something? We’ve hosted our members to speak on Personal Finance, Managing crypto anxiety, NFT investing, Metaverse Fashion and the Web3 startup experience. Let our community team know!

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