MARISSA MAYER

Marissa Mayer was the first female engineer at Google; however, growing up, Mayer wanted to be a doctor. During her time at Google, she worked on some of the company’s most successful products, including Google Maps, Google Earth, and Gmail. She was also responsible for approving each Google “doodle” on the company’s homepage.  Marissa is […]

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JOANNA HOFFMAN

Joanna Hoffman is one of the original members of Macintosh and NeXT team. She helped write the first draft of Mac’s user interface guidelines. In both 1981 and 1982, she was awarded a satirical award at Apple for being “the person who did the best job of standing up to” Steve Jobs. This can be […]

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THE OUTRAGE

The Outrage is fashion for a cause. 100% of the profits from the PRIDE collection are donated to the Capital Pride Alliance. In addition, a minimum 15% of all profits are donated to organizations that fight for equality and women’s rights, such as Planned Parenthood. The Outrage is a combination of inspiration and action. It […]

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AVIDEH ZAKHOR

Avideh Zakhor is a light in science and technology, and is most well known for her role in creating Google Earth and Street View. Avideh Zakhor was the brain behind what we have come to know as Google Earth and Street View. She is among the very few women who have made a tremendous impact […]

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BULLETS AND BODIES

Dr. Amy Goldberg has spent thirty years as a trauma surgeon at Temple University Hospital in North Philadelphia, which treats more gunshot victims than any other hospital in the state. She is the chair of Temple University’s Department of Surgery, one of only sixteen women in American to hold that position at a hospital. Goldberg […]

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LET GIRLS LEARN

Today, the Trump administration announced the discontinuation of the signature girls education initiative that was led by former first lady Michelle Obama. The “Let Girls Learn” program was created in order to help facilitate the educational opportunities for young girls in developing countries. It was a platform that advocated for peace and equality. The Peace […]

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MARCH FOR SCIENCE

Scientists, students, and researchers protested against Donald Trump’s threats of budget cuts. The advocates rallied on Earth Day in order to convey a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and to promote the necessary spending to make future breakthroughs possible. The March for Science is a celebration of science. It praises and defends science and its integrity. It is […]

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