This episode of The Tatiana Show, Tatiana has a one on one conversation with Rhonda Eldridge, founder of the non-profit Harness All Possibilities.
A native of the Bahamas, Rhonda had over 25 years experience working in financial institutions before the economic crash of 2008. Seeing the disruption the recession had caused in many people’s lives led her to start her non-profit, Harness All Possibilities. HAP’s mission has been to educate and assist professionals in adapting to business in the 21st century and developing new skills. In 2015, Rhonda discovered blockchain technology and began immersing herself in the field. She has been active in the crypto space for the past 4 years.
Rhonda gives us some details of her recent projects in her native Bahamas around blockchain and cryptocurrency. She helped organize the 1st Bahamas Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Conference in the summer of 2018. This past August, she held a hackathon for the youth of the Bahamas. The children had access to online courses on blockchain and AI technologies before participating in a 3 day event building solutions with the technology they had been learning from the courses. She provides insight into the challenges and opportunities surrounding blockchain in the Caribbean.
About the Guests:
Rhonda Eldridge is the Founder of Harness All Possibilities, Inc. (“HAP”). HAP is a non-profit corporation motivated to build a sense of connectedness between employers and employees undergoing a transformational shift with disruptive new technologies impacting the workplace. Rhonda is also a Strategy Consultant for Gecko Governance and has over 25 years of financial services experience at leading global firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers, ABN Amro (Fortis) and UBS. She previously held country and regional Managing Director positions at Fortis Prime Fund Solutions (ABN Amro) overseeing operations and business development roles, respectively. In her regional role in the Americas she was responsible for all client due diligence, AML/KYC, compliance, sales, relationship management and complex deals. Rhonda was a 9 year member of Young Presidents’ Organization and member of finance industry organizations such as AIMA, 100 Women in Finance, the CFA Institute, Help for Children/Hedge Funds Care and was part of several global re-engineering and thought leadership teams. Over the past 7 years she has worked with turnaround companies, asset manager, fintech and regtech startup firms. Rhonda holds a business degree from Queen’s University, Canada and is a Canadian qualified chartered accountant.
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