Meet The Masters
Get inspired by the women at the wheel of tech.
Aisha Bowe is the founder and CEO of STEMBoard, a technology services company, and the creator of LINGO. We spoke to her about her life, career, thoughts on mentorship, and vision for the future of her field.
Sara Inés Calderón
Sara Inés Calderón found coding through journalism. As a successful software engineer, Sara shares advice and encouragement for women who feel out of place in STEM fields, and how diverse skill sets are undervalued in tech.
Growing up playing video games in her uncles’ computer cafes in the Philippines, Gabby Llanilla now works for one of the largest American video game developers. Find out her thoughts on mentorship, support, and the power of being yourself.
Faiza Yousuf is determined to help more women in Pakistan pursue and advance in the tech industry. From coding bootcamps to career accelerators, she is creating visibility, community and inclusion in her country.
Jerelyn Rodriguez wants to help more people from low-income neighborhoods become one. The co-founder of The Knowledge House is giving back to her community in the Bronx so more people have pathways to high-paying tech jobs.
As a child, Nadia Zhuk was intimidated by technology. Now she is a self-taught software engineer. Nadia shares how her identity as a woman, an immigrant, and a career changer has shaped her path in technology.
As a college junior Nelly Cheboi wanted to develop a solution to eradicate poverty in her home country of Kenya. So she started a school and later a nonprofit that teaches self-efficacy, troubleshooting and internet skills.
As a teenager, Yuko Nagakura noticed how prevalent gender inequality was where she lived and in the tech world. So she launched two online groups to help more girls break down stereotypes and build coding skills.
When Kavya Krishna was growing up, few women in her rural Indian community had financial autonomy. They lacked access to information and opportunities to reach independence. Now she’s teaching digital skills to girls from underserved and at-risk communities worldwide.