Thanks to CIO for naming Adafruit’s founder Limor Fried as one of the most influential women in open source hardware! Read the rest of the list here.
Limor Fried is the founder and owner of one of the most recognized open source hardware companies, AdaFruit. Fried earned a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and a Master of Engineering in EECS from MIT. She conceptualized AdaFruit from her MIT dorm room. Fried was the first female engineer to appear on the cover of Wired magazine.