International Womens Day 2018: A Time of Celebration for Women All Over the World

By shakir_williams on 03/08/2018

rosie the riveter on international women's day

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It's International Women's Day! A perfect time to highlight all of the efforts and innovations of women. This is an exciting time for women all over the world. So, we wanted to extend our gratitude to some of the female innovators of today, as well as the brave women who paved their way. It’s a time for celebration. Cheers to all of the women breaking gender barriers! 

 

CEO of Black Girls Code Kimberly BryantKimberly Bryant

CEO of Black Girls Code

She is an African-American electrical engineer who founded Black Girls Code, a training program that encourages young black women to consider technology careers.

 

 

 

 

 

Ceo of IBM Ginni RomettyGinni Rometty

CEO IBM

She is the first female business executive to head the IBM company.  She was also named among the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” for ten consecutive years in Forbes Magazine.

 

 

 

 

 

CEO of YouTube Susan WojcickiSusan Wojcicki

CEO YouTube

She has been the CEO of YouTube since February 2014 and headed the team that advocated for Google's acquisition of YouTube, now estimating $90 billion.

 

 

 

 

 

CEO of General Motors Mary T. BarraMary T. Barra

CEO of General Motors

Over the course of her career, Barra has pushed GM to transition into the digital realm of automated devices and driverless cars. She is the first ever female to head an automobile manufacturer.

 

 

 

 

 

Edith Clarke international women's dayEdith Clarke

1883-1959

Edith Clarke was the first female electrical engineer and professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. She specialized in electrical power system analysis

 

 

 

 

 

These are but a few female innovators making a real change for the future. But let's keep this going, share with us your favorite female innovators!

 

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