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Add the Women Back: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

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The lack of visible female role models is pervasive in the tech industry, particularly on Wikipedia, where just under 17% of Wikipedia biographies were on women. That's why HubSpot wrote fourteen Wikipedia entries for remarkable women in tech to help inspire young women to reach positions at the highest levels of STEM.

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Add the Women Back: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

  1. 1. ADD THE WOMEN BACK Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
  2. 2. Alexa Andrzejewski UX Designer and Entrepreneur Alexa began her career at a UX consulting firm called Lextant, then moved to San Francisco and joined Adaptive Path. In 2009, she launched a company called "Foodspotting", which developed an app where users could enter their city and a type of food to find restaurants that served it. Foodspotting was acquired by OpenTable in 2013, and Alexa joined them as a lead UX designer. ★ Alexa created Foodspotting after she was unable to find okonomiyaki (a Japanese savory pancake) in San Francisco.
  3. 3. Diane Bryant Executive Diane is the EVP of Intel's Data Center Group, which is Intel's fastest growing and most profitable division. Before becoming EVP of the Data Center Group, she worked there as a corporate VP and as the CIO. She also holds four patents. She has served on the technical board of the Anita Borg Institute, and is the executive sponsor of Intel African American Employees. ★ Diane is the most senior female executive at Intel.
  4. 4. Camille Fournier CTO Camille is the CTO of Rent the Runway. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University, she worked at Microsoft for a year and a half before returning to school to earn her MSCS from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She worked at Goldman Sachs for over six years, where she started as an engineer and ended as the VP of Technology. She left Goldman in 2011 to join Rent the Runway, becoming the CTO in 2014. ★ Camille enjoys working at Rent the Runway because its small size lets her influence its culture.
  5. 5. Jocelyn Goldfein Angel Investor and Advisor Jocelyn is an angel investor, adviser, and Stanford guest lecturer. She began her career at a software company called Trilogy, then joined VMware. She spent seven years working there, and eventually became VMware's VP of Engineering. She left VMware and joined Facebook, where she was a Director of Engineering on features including news feed and search. ★ Jocelyn has said that she values being a woman in tech because she values the informal networks and connections formed by women in the field.
  6. 6. Sandra Liu Huang Director of Product Management Sandra is the Director of Product Management at Quora. She began her career at Google as a product marketing manager for Adwords, then moved to work on Google Checkout. She moved to Facebook as a PM on the Instant Personalization project. She joined Quora as their first PM, and is now the director of that group. ★ While at Facebook, Sandra worked closely with Mark Zuckerberg to create the company's 2011 plan.
  7. 7. Caitlin Kalinowski Product Designer and Mechanical Engineer Caitlin is the head of Product Design Engineering at Oculus VR. She left college to join a hardware company called OQO, then joined Apple as a tech lead. She went back to school while working half-time at Apple to earn her bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. She later joined Facebook, where she worked on the Facebook Bluetooth Beacon. When Facebook acquired Oculus, she joined the team as Head of Product Design. ★ Caitlin is on the board of wogrammer and on the advisory board of Lesbians Who Tech.
  8. 8. Jess Lee Executive Jess participated in Google's APM (associate project management) program, then joined Google to work on their shopping engine before becoming the PM for Google Maps. Jess joined Polyvore in 2008. She started out writing code, but then began to handle social media, hiring, and office expansion. She was promoted to CEO in 2012. Jess joined Sequoia Capital as an investing partner in 2016. ★ Jess joined Sequoia Capital as an investing partner at age 33, becoming the firm's first female partner and one of their youngest partners.
  9. 9. Paula Long Engineer and Entrepreneur Paula is the CEO and Co-founder of DataGravity. She attended college at Westfield State University, then went to work at Allaire Corporation. After leaving Allaire, she co-founded a storage provider company called EqualLogic, which was later acquired by Dell. After leaving Dell, she was the VP of Product Development at Heartland Robotics. ★ Even though Paula sold her first company to Dell for $1.4 billion, she advocates aiming for an IPO instead of building a company to sell.
  10. 10. Elissa Murphy VP of Engineering Elissa is a VP of Engineering at Google. She began her career in management at Symantec and Quarterdeck, until joining Microsoft in 1997. She worked there for thirteen years as an engineering manager, then joined Yahoo! as the VP of Engineering in Hadoop and Cloud Services in 2010. She became GoDaddy's CTO and EVP of Platforms until leaving in 2016 to join Google as a VP of Engineering. ★ Elissa holds over forty patents in the fields of distributed systems, machine learning, and security.
  11. 11. Richelle Parham Marketer Richelle is a marketer who serves on the Board of Directors of LabCorp and the Scripps Network, as an advisor for Girls Who Code, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Drexel University. She began her career as a telemarketer at Citibank, then joined Digitas where she was an SVP and a General Manager of their Chicago office. She later joined Visa, where she oversaw the company's global marketing services. She then became the VP and CMO for eBay North America. ★ In 2014, Richelle was named by Forbes as one of the 50 Most Influential CMOs in the World.
  12. 12. Mina Radhakrishnan Entrepreneur and Product Manager Mina began as a business analyst for Goldman Sachs, then joined Google in their APM (associate project management) program. She was one of the first product managers at Modcloth, and the first product manager at Uber. She's now an entrepreneur in residence at Redpoint Ventures, and she mentors other companies. ★ She is one of the five inventors listed on Uber's surge pricing verification patent.
  13. 13. Selina Tobaccowala President and CTO Selina is a co-founder of Gixo and a board member of Redfin. She worked at as VP of Engineering until the company was acquired by Ticketmaster in 2001. She went on to work as VP of Online Product and Technology at Entertainment Publications (an IAC subsidiary) until 2003, and then transitioned to be a SVP of Product at Ticketmaster's Europe division. She joined SurveyMonkey in 2009 as VP of Product and Engineering, and later became President and CTO. ★ Selina co-founded Evite while she was still in college.
  14. 14. Lorraine Twohill CMO Lorraine is the Head of Marketing at Google. She began her career at Burns Philp in 1992, then joined Dreamticket.com as the Head of Marketing. She later joined Opodo in the same role. She joined Google in 2003, leading their marketing efforts in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, before becoming their Head of Global Marketing in 2009. ★ Lorraine was Google's first truly global marketer.
  15. 15. April Underwood VP of Product April is the Vice President of Product at Slack, which she joined in 2015 as the Head of Platform. She is also a part of #Angels, an investment group made up of women who currently or formerly worked at Twitter. Prior to Slack, she worked at Intel, Deloitte, Travelocity, Google, and Twitter. She was a Senior Partner Technology Manager at Google until 2010, when she joined Twitter as a product manager. She worked her way up to Director of Product at Twitter before leaving to join Slack. ★ When she worked at Twitter, she was the product manager for features including the "tweet" and "follow" buttons.
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