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Women Techmakers: Make your passion – features @adafruit Ladyada!

Women Techmakers: Make your passion (video).

We’re all driven by passion. Hear from innovative women leaders as they share their personal stories, solutions, and impact on the technology industry. Featuring:

Suzanne Xie (Founder and CEO of Hullabalu)
Jeannie Yang (Chief Product and Design Officer at Smule)
Kelly Ellis (Software Engineer at Google)
Brynn Evans (Design Lead at Google)
Limor Fried (Lead Engineer and Founder at Adafruit Industries)
Ashley Gavin (Director of Curriculum at Girls Who Code)
Shannon Spanhake (Deputy Innovation Officer for the City of San Francisco)
Joanna Smith (Developer Programs Engineer at Google)
Mary Lou Jepsen (Head of Display Division at Google[x])
Megan Smith (Entrepreneur at Google[x])
Jay Wong (UI Designer and Prototyper at Google)
Bandana Malik (Student at The Flatiron School)
Jenny Young (Owner of Brooklyn Robot Foundry)
Heidi Zak Spector (Co-Founder at ThirdLove)
Aminatou Sow (Founder of Tech LadyMafia)
Cassandra Dixon (Support Engineer at Fastly)
Natalie Gordon (CEO and Founder at BabyList)

More @ Women Techmakers & Google+


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