Annika O’Brien is a roboticist with quite an online following. She is the founder of the LA Robotics Club, appeared in SyFy’s Robot Combat League, and works full time making cool robots and encouraging kids to learn technology.Continue Reading
Today, June 23, is National Women In Engineering Day as announced by the Women’s Engineering Society. This announcement coincides with the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Women’s Engineering Society. The aim is to celebrate the work that women do in engineering, and to showcase the great engineering careers that are available for girls. […]Continue Reading
The Wright Brothers could not have invented the airplane without the involvement of two key women in their family.Continue Reading
Crafter and engineer Fay Shaw, founder of bitwise E-textiles, is bringing both her charming light-up plush kits and her experience as a woman engineer and Maker to the Maker Faire Bay Area.Continue Reading
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Fast Company magazine, which has a pretty good track record of trying to give women a fair shake in the often-testosterone-heavy world of the technology business, is seeking nominations for “the most influential women in tech” to put on the cover in 2011. Past “cover girls” have included Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Rashmi Sinha, (Slideshare), Morgan Romine (Frag Dolls), Jill Tarter (SETI), and Clara Shih (Hearsay Labs).
I hereby nominate Limor Fried.
MIT Media Lab alum, Eyebeam fellow, recipient of the EFF Pioneer award, entrepreneur, open source advocate, bad-ass engineer, founder of adafruit industries–Ladyada belongs on that cover if anyone does. To chime in with your support, go leave a comment over at Fast Company, or on their Facebook page, or tweet #wit11. Better yet, do all three!Continue Reading