Blockchain Ireland Week: Domestic Violence and Blockchain

Join ICS and BlockW for this Blockchain Ireland Week event with HeHop Founder Sandy Beky. HeHop is a nonprofit organization based in Paris, France. Their ambition is to return hope for victims of violence, restore faith in the judiciary system and serve the general interest of society at large.

From the digital capture of evidence to its storage in a high-security digital safe, the HeHop app provides tool for an evidence-led prosecution.

The webinar will be introduced By Professor Joyce O’ Connor; Co-founder and Chair of Block W, Chair of Digital Futures Group of the Institute of International and European Affairs, Founding President of National College of Ireland.

Speaker: Sandy Beky, Founder HeHop

Sandy Beky spent 18 years in the corporate world as a Learning and Change Management professional. In 2015, she founded KyoSei Solutions Lab to promote new levels of consciousness in the way leadership and governance are driving business decisions.

Taking her engagement a step further, in April 2019, she co-founded HeHop Help for Hope a nonprofit organization which mission is to provide a blockchain integrated app that enables victims and witnesses to capture and digitally secure proof of violence.

The HeHop app enables victims to record, timestamp and certify proofs of violence on blockchain. The recorded data is invisible on the victim’s mobile phone and is secured on an encrypted server. It can then be retrieved via a key and presented as inalterable evidence in court.

Speaker: Máirín Murray, Co Founder Tech for GoodDublin | Founder Digital Doodle

Máirín Murray is a highly creative digital innovator with a passion for creating technical products that produce a positive social impact. She is a TEDx speaker and the co-founder of Tech for Good Dublin - an inclusive community of techies, activists and others which has been growing rapidly since it launched in 2017. In 2018 Tech for Good Dublin was finalist in the Innovation for Change category of the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards. Máirín has particular expertise in developing educational digital campaigns, games, apps, animations, videos and ecourses, and has worked across the health, education and not–for–profit sectors. As a Senior Digital Content Producer at the BBC, she headed up the digital team for a UK wide youth inclusion service, BLAST. She is an enthusiastic and dynamic leader who is highly collaborative and has founded her own digital learning studio – Digital Doddle.

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27th May (Thu)


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