6 Factors Holding Women Back in NFTs with Somi Arian, FemPeak

In this episode, we chat with Somi Arian, tech philosopher, award-winning filmmaker, author, and entrepreneur. We get real honest about women in crypto and NFTs, why she’s looking to rebrand her project to be more male-inclusive, and what women need to do to not get left behind. Somi discussed 6 things she thinks are holding women in back in tech and NFTs. 




Somi Arian is a tech philosopher, award-winning filmmaker, author, entrepreneur, and a LinkedIn-Top-Voice in the UK. With a background in the philosophy of science and technology, Somi describes her role in society as a ‘Transition Architect'. As humans merge with technology, and society enters a new phase of human evolution, Somi works on frameworks to address the challenges ahead. Somi’s documentary, “The Millennial Disruption”, has won three international awards. Her book, “Career Fear (and how to beat it)', addresses the future of work and the skills we all need to gain to survive and thrive in the age of Artificial Intelligence. As a speaker, Somi gives talks and workshops internationally on the impact of technology on society, the business landscape, the future of work, developing thought leadership, and digital transformation both in marketing and HR. Somi is the founder of Smart Cookie Media, a modern-day Digital Marketing firm for thought leaders, and an investor and advisory board member of NuroKor Bioelectronics, an exciting wearable technology startup. Somi’s latest endeavor is the Think Tank for Women in Business & Technology and the FemPeak platform that aims to help raise women's socioeconomic status.

FemPeak is a lifelong learning platform for emerging technologies. Technology is moving so fast that formal education is no longer fit for purpose as we enter the second quarter of the 21st Century. FemPeak closes the gap between universities and the practical knowledge that you need to work and build businesses in a fast-paced world of exponential technological advancement. 

Our live mentoring sessions and on-demand content cover all aspects of:

  • Web3, Crypto, NFTs, De-Fi, the Metaverse and Macroeconomy
  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Ownership Economy
  • Career Development in Emerging Technologies


The world order is changing, and a new paradigm is emerging. Technology disrupts human civilization once again, and we are quickly moving towards the singularity where all socio-economic archetypes will break down.

Many people are afraid of change, but not us! FemPeakers are a different breed, and our NFTs celebrate them. FemPeakers represent visionary individuals interested in Science, Technology, Macroeconomy, and Philosophy.


6 Factors Holding Women Back in NFTs

  1. Shortfall in Confidence
  2. Lack of Tech Skills
  3. Entrepreneurship
  4. Family relationships
  5. Women's Health Issues
  6. Lack of Financial Literacy

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