At a moment in history when we see Pittsburghers working to give girls solid access to STEM education and create more balanced hiring throughout the tech industry, it’s inspiring to talk with women who have already built a place for themselves in the competitive world of tech.
Senior Vice President for CGI, former CEO of Summa Technologies
Audrey Dunning came to the world of tech from the sales and business development side, proving that careers in the tech industr...
Hamerschlag University Professor and Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University
As most parents know, ear infections a...
Manuela Veloso, PhD
Head of Carnegie Mellon University’s Machine Learning Department
When a computer beat chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov in 1996, Manuela Veloso was impressed. But she also wondered how a ...
Founder of LaneSpotter, a navigation tool that helps cyclists find safe routes
Lynsie Campbell is an avid cyclist and a self-described “serial entrepreneur.”
She started LaneSpotter — whi...
Co-founder of SolePower
Imagine a day when people power their smart devices simply by walking.
Hahna Alexander did, and that vision led her to create SolePower, a Highland Park tech firm t...
Courtney Williamson, PhD
President and founder of AbiliLife
Courtney Williamson’s mother inspired her to form AbiliLife, a North Side tech firm that focuses on the sick and the elderly.
“My mom had Parki...
Distinguished professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon
Even when Lenore Blum was a little girl, mathematics sang to her.
“I remember being in a trigonometry class and thinking, ‘Oh ho...