COLLEGE TECH CLUBS FOR WOMEN

Tech clubs for women are starting to emerge on college campuses. Most notably, at UC Berkeley, FEMTech is a tech club for women of all majors at the university. Andrea Lombard was a media major who had a strong interest in technology; however, she frequently felt unwelcome and isolated in maker spaces and computer labs. […]

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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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KATHY NIAKAN

Kathy Niakan was named one of Time magazine’s Pioneers for the 100 Most Influential People of 2016. She has begun to apply the technique for editing the genome that Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have developed, also known as CRISPR. Niakan does this to study the effects of genes in human development. Her experiments will […]

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JENNIFER DOUDNA

Jennifer Doudna was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2015. She is a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley, and co-inventor of CRISPR. She, along with Emmanuelle Charpentier, developed CRISPR to study the effects of genes in human development. Doudna wrote that the “real excitement–and power–in genetics […]

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