The demand for digital skills and literacy is only going to increase as the world becomes more digital. Professionals like accountants, lawyers, financial planners, bankers and brokers are the trusted advisors, the human advisors, at this frontier who will increasingly need a foundation of digital skills and literacy to explain what this means to their clients.
In 2021, as I launch this passion project, it is still rare to find these professionals and especially women in leadership and senior positions with digital skills and literacy. Across the board it is hard to find people with digital skills and that are committed to continuous learning. I am feeling the brunt of a rising tide of requests seeking me out for the cross-section of my digital skills and perspectives, lived experiences as a woman in law, and legal, accounting and policy knowledge. I can't do it alone and am running out of contacts to recommend for interesting, purposeful and rewarding projects. The world needs more good people with digital skills.
So here I am, launching digital skills workshops and a dedicated website to help you to start your digital skills journey and to bring you along the ride of mine. I've spent the last decade working as a tax lawyer and accountant to understand how I'd simplify the tax system if ever given the chance, and the last half decade exploring and advising in blockchain and digital assets. Upon learning about the Ethereum network, I drew an immediate connection between it (or something like it) and a future state of the tax system fit for the digital economy - micro auto taxing of digital transactions. What connections will you make?
Welcome to the beginning of your digital skills journey.
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