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International Literacy Day: Key Takeaways for the Crypto Community

2022-09-06

International Literacy Day: Key Takeaways for the Crypto Community

Main Takeaways

  • Crypto literacy is important for cultivating the next generation of innovations and solutions.

  • From September 8 to September 11, 2022, Binance will be donating 1 BUSD to the Binance Charity Lunch for Children program for every new user that starts using our literacy space, the Learn and Earn program.

  • Funds will be donated to learners and educators to buy meals in order to create a conducive learning environment.

To celebrate International Literacy Day, Binance would like to share why building a crypto literacy space for the community is essential and how to do so.

Binance believes that accessible knowledge for all is crucial. This International Literacy Day (September 8), we are going the extra mile to encourage crypto literacy by establishing conducive environments for Internet users worldwide.

Why Crypto Literacy Is Important

Employment opportunities

Because it is such a nascent field, blockchain and crypto offer tremendous potential for people passionate about the emerging technology. From trading to coding, there are tons of opportunities for crypto-literate people to carve a career in the industry.

Development of the space

Beyond the individual level, crypto literacy can help expand and improve the crypto space. As both curious learners and subject matter experts continue to enter the space, there is greater room for fruitful discussions that can move the industry forward.

For instance, educating policymakers on blockchain and crypto can help them make more informed decisions about the kind of regulations that need to be enforced to protect crypto investors and users.

Crypto adoption

As more people become aware of blockchain, crypto, and everything in between, it is only natural for adoption to increase. The more crypto-literate people, the easier it will be for new users to learn and get involved.

What Is a Crypto Literacy Space?

A crypto literacy space can be thought of as a resource-rich environment that can help stimulate learning and make it accessible to anyone. Such an environment isn’t limited to physical spaces like classrooms, either.

A crypto literacy space could be as simple as a weekly crypto program for aspiring professionals or a crypto research group for developers. Like other literacy spaces, crypto literacy spaces help motivate curious minds and nurture keen learners. 

How to Start Using a Literacy Space

Read free crypto resources

Since 2017, Binance has been building a free online library of crypto resources for anyone wanting to learn more about related topics. Visit Binance Blog or Binance Academy for articles and guides on all things crypto.

Take part in activities

If you’re unsure of how informed you are on a certain topic, why not take some quizzes to jog your memory or put your knowledge to the test? Hosted on Binance Academy, Binance’s Learn and Earn program encourages learners to familiarize themselves with crypto. Upon completion, readers can be rewarded with crypto to jump-start their crypto journey.

Invest in a conference

Once you’re well-acquainted with the latest updates in the crypto space, you might want to check out a crypto conference like the Binance Blockchain Week. Global conferences like these invite prestigious speakers from all around the world, so you get to meet leaders in the space and learn more about their areas of expertise. If you’re lucky, you may even get to connect with them on a more personal level during a meet-up.

And it just so happens that you’re in luck! The next Binance Blockchain Week will take place from September 14 to September 16, 2022. Held at Palais des Congrès de Paris, it comprises a two-day conference and a meet-up on the final day. Expect riveting conversations around regulatory developments, Web3 adoption, and much more. Buy your Binance Blockchain Week Paris tickets today before they’re sold out!

Binance's Commitment to Crypto Literacy

Binance believes that online content has the potential to reach anyone with Internet access. To encourage everyone to use our crypto literacy space, we’ll be donating 1 BUSD to Binance Charity for every new Learn and Earn sign-up from September 8 to September 11, 2022. The funds will go to the Binance Charity Lunch for Children program.

Through the program, we will provide lunch to school children and educators through mobile crypto wallet Trust Wallet. In this wallet, they will receive daily crypto donations in BNB to pay for their school lunches for a full year. Learning spaces are only conducive to students when core human needs are met, and we hope that through this program, we can help build a more conducive literacy space for everyone.

Join our Learn and Earn program for free today.