Session: A Force for Good: Harnessing the Power of Blockchain and Web 3
Sheila Lirio Marcelo is Co-Founder and CEO of Proof of Learn, a Web3 learning platform with a mission to unlock accessible, high-quality education across the world. She will share how she is harnessing her passion from "doing good" on Web 2 and applying that knowledge to Proof of Learn (closing the skills gap within the within the web3 economy by unlocking accessible, high quality education built by industry experts through blockchain and a learn-to-earn protocol). She'll explore why she has been traveling the globe and teaching others how to embrace the good that can come from the Web3 community. Her goal is to inspire others to celebrate the developers who complete their first course, or land their first job; encourage the future leaders collaborating and building Web3 with the shared dream of more inclusivity and community ownership; and empower the changemakers and social entrepreneurs who believe that the power of blockchain technology can be a force for good.
- Explore why education on Web3 is a crucial step towards democratizing the process/accessibility for everyone
- Gain insight into how Proof of Learn is leading the way in harnessing the power of blockchain for developers and future employers
- The continued shortfall of skilled candidates in Web3 needs to be addressed now
Sheila Lirio Marcelo has more than 20 years of leadership experience in internet consumer marketplace businesses, including as the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Proof of Learn, a nextgen learning and jobs platform with a mission to unlock accessible, high-quality education across the world. She currently serves as a Venture Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and is a founding board member of The Asian American Foundation (TAAF). Ms. Marcelo previously founded Care.com in 2006 and took it public in 2014, where she was Chairwoman and CEO until early 2020, when the company was sold to IAC.