Women In(novation)

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Here is a short library of what I gathered (quickly!)

Feel free to contact me for more information or to connect further. Have a great day!

-Maria

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Women In(novation)

  1. 1. IN(NOVATION)Tech + Start Ups
  2. 2. GRAPHIC DESIGN POLITICS & POLICYCOMM DESIGN HEALTH CARE APPS ENERGY USAGE SOCIAL CHANGE
  3. 3. Sofya PolyakovCo-Founder of The Noun ProjectLaunching a catalog of a few hundred icons with herhusband, Sofya saw a need to create a morecohesive icon catalog through user crowd-sourcing.The Noun Project has quickly expanded its numberof crowdsourced icons and recently crowdsourcedits library into 25 different languages, to further ‘formthe world’s visual language.’ @nounproject TheNounProject.com All icon art shown is from TheNounProject.com
  4. 4. Marci HarrisCEO of POPVOX.COMLeaving the Hill in February 2010, Marci took all thesitting bills with her, creating a platform that providesclear constituent communication though anonpartisan aggregate.POPVOX.com is a leader in online civicengagement, curating information for the people bythe people, viewable by congressional staff, themedia and the public. @popvox popvox.com
  5. 5. Cheryl HellerSFI Chair of Social InnovationChairing a new MFA Program in Design for SocialInnovation, Cheryl hopes to teach and mentor socialentrepreneurs and innovators, designing solutionsfor social issues.CEO of Heller Communication, Board Vice Chair ofPopTech and noted strategic communicationconsultant, Heller continues to work as an advocatefor social innovation and teacher of such. @cherylheller hellercd.com
  6. 6. Halle TeccoCEO of Rock HealthStarting the first seed funding accelerator forhealthcare apps in 2011, Halle has pushedconsumer tech and web apps into the healthcarearena.Applicants to Rock Health receive initial funding andresources, as they are mentored towards creatinghealth care start ups and apps, as Tecco & co.make waves in health @halletecco rockhealth.com
  7. 7. Danielle FongCofounder & Chief Scientist of LightSail EnergyInnovating efficient energy storage systems, whilestaying clean and economical, Danielle busiesherself with thermodynamic innovationresponsibilities.Aspirations to make intermittent sources ofrenewable energy mainstream show Danielle as agame-changer in power grid design. @daniellefong lightsailenergy.com
  8. 8. Kate HanisianExecutive Director, Co-founder of Design ImpactCreating social change abroad by working on-sitewith innovative organizations and communitymembers, Kate has implemented a non-profit thatprovides life-changing solutions through design.Services and solutions are designed by Kate andher team,as they design sustainable solutions &create social change abroad. @designimpact2 d-impact.org
  9. 9. IN(NOVATION)Just the beginning... @hayhowrudoing mariahayhow@gmail.com

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