Anne Wojcicki simultaneously broke ground in Silicon Valley and the biotech industry with 23andMe, a personal genetic testing site which is creating the country's largest database of genetic diseases and human genomes. Anne is not just moving women forward, but the entire field of science.
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Hedy Lamarr, iconic Hollywood actress, also invented a frequency hopping device that prevented radio-controlled torpedoes from jamming. At the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Sixth Pioneer Awards in 1997, she was honored with special awards for "trail-blazing development of a technology that has become a key component of wireless data systems." | Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now
This board would not be valid without a woman who needs no introduction, the devil herself, Anna Wintour. Although fashion is not a "male-dominated" field, her attitude, her power over the industry - a consumption industry - and her recent U.S. ambassador nod make Wintour a woman on top.
African women are building successful and innovative tech companies that are breaking ground in the industry. Rebecca Enonchong, Cameroon, founded Apps Tech, with a clientele spread over 40 countries on 3 continents, She mentors many African start-ups through an NGO. www.networkafrica.com/african-women-will-shake-technological-sector-2014/
African women building successful innovative tech companies that are breaking ground in the industry. They are setting new standards for the sector and creating innovations, ideas, products and services that result in dynamic businesses. Anne Amuzu, Ghana co-founded Nandimobile, software for SMS customer service. She graduated from Ghana’s Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST). www.networkafrica.com/african-women-will-shake-technological-sector-2014/
Tracy Chou is a software engineer at Pinterest. She has prior work experience at Quora and internship experience at Rocket Fuel, Google, and Facebook. She studied computer science at Stanford University with a specialization in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Participated in the Twitter hashtag campaign #ILookLikeAnEngineer to promote more women in STEM careers and in Pinterest's initiative to encourage more women in technology.
MEGAN SMITH @USCTO is the first female Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. She was previously a VP at Google[x] and VP of business development at Google. S.B. and S.M., mechanical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,