CORI BARGMANN

Dr. Cori Bargmann is the Torsten N. Wiesel Professor in the Lulu and Anthony Wang Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior at Rockefeller University. Bargmann developed the Brain Research Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative, which researches the root causes of conditions such as Alzheimer’s and autism by analyzing the connections between brain function and behavior. Genes and […]

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RIP MARYAM MIRZAKHANI

Today, the world lost a great woman to cancer. Maryam Mirzakhani was a Stanford professor who became the only woman to receive the highest honor in mathematics. Mirzakhani thrived in the study of curved surfaces to the extent that other people in the same field dared not explore. Her work could help advance understanding in […]

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JOANNE LIU

Dr. Joanne Liu is the international president of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). She has received the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Teasdale-Corti Humanitarian Award. Born in Quebec, Liu decided to become a pediatrician. She studied at McGill University School of Medicine, and specialized in pediatrics at Montreal’s Sainte-Justine hospital. She has […]

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MARY BARRA: THE WORLD NEEDS MORE CODERS

GM CEO Mary Barra states that the world needs more diverse engineers. She announced a new push to train engineers–specifically aimed at recruiting women and minorities. Barra has a degree in electrical engineering from General Motors Institute. She has helped train many engineers, and is dedicated to working with groups that will encourage girls to […]

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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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