Cleve Mesidor is a Public Policy Advisor to the Blockchain Association. Among her areas of expertise are web3, inclusive finance, future of work. Recently, she was profiled in the Washington Post, TIME, and on NPR. A Washington insider, Cleve previously served as an Obama Presidential Appointee, a senior staffer in Congress, and in the leadership of national political campaigns. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Value Technology Foundation and Crypto Connect. Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed her to the DC Innovation and Technology Inclusion Council. Cleve is a Howard University alumna and author of “THE CLEVOLUTION: My Quest for Justice in Politics & Crypto.”