“I’m used to being the only woman in the room,” Joni Pirovich told Cointelegraph by phone.
His tone was not passionate, as if he was claiming an injustice. It was a practical tone, resigned to the truth. Pirovich is a lawyer specializing in blockchain and digital assets and has been involved in the cryptocurrency industry for years. She is also the mother of two children.
“In a way, it has been a real struggle for my voice to be heard, to be seen as a legitimate person at the table who has points of view that are worth listening to – let alone respect or follow.”
His claim is not surprising, since the gender disparity in this industry is not exactly a new topic of conversation. In August, CNBC published a survey finding that women were still less than half as likely to invest in cryptocurrencies as men, with 16% of men investing versus 7% of women.
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