Support for 'Women's Coin' scheme
THE founder of Highgate Hill House School (HHHS) has given his support to the new ‘Women’s Coin’ scheme,
Sir Pete Birkett, founder of the school and Holsworthy and education ambassador for the ‘Women’s Coin Education Foundation’ supported Nick Petford, vice chancellor of University of Northampton, at the launch of Women’s Coin.
He said: “I am a huge supporter of innovative technologies and will be introducing new technologies to enhance the pupil’s learning experience in HHHS.”
Professor Christine Bamford, co-founder of Women’s Coin, said: “Women’s Coin is an alternative currency for women. Empowering women, representing women’s values, and harnessing the spending power of half of the world’s population”
The Women’s Coin Education Foundation is working with the United Nations Women and the World Identity Network to establish business support for 12-million female owned small businesses.
In the UK Women’s Coin will work to support the homeless, ex-offenders and women without access to bank account.
Women’s Coin is the first coin of value for women and is at the very edge of crypto-currencies. Christine is also vice chair for HHHS and has a long connection with Devon, with her parents in Teignmouth and covering Avon, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall in her early career as regional training manager South West NHS.
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