STEAM is filled with so many inspiring women and here at GoldieBlox, we love to show them the recognition they deserve!
Meet some of the women that are making amazing changes and hitting extraordinary milestones in tech below.
Reshma Saujani is the CEO and founder of Girls Who Code. Girls Who Code is a non-profit organization that is working to close the gender gap in technology!
“I tell our students at every opportunity that learning from your failures will make you stronger, more confident and more resilient for whatever comes next.” - Reshma (Photo Credit: TED Talk)
Adriana Gascoigne found Girls in Tech in 2007. Girls in Tech is focused on helping women in tech and empowering them to go after their goals!
“The most rewarding thing about what I do is helping and seeing women access entrepreneurial skills to create educational and business opportunities for themselves. It’s truly empowering to witness and be a part of.” - Adriana (Photo Credit: Silicone Angle)
Tracy Chou found Block Party in 2018. Block Party is focused on preventing online abuse and helping people tackle online harassment!
"Our big vision is to bring a safer online experience to everyone. I know it's not an easy problem to solve but I can't imagine anything else more meaningful for me to work on, given my unique intersection of experiences, skills, interests, and network." - Tracy (Photo Credit: CNET)
Anne-Marie Imafidon co-found STEMettes in 2013. The STEMettes mission is to motivate girls/women, between the ages of five and 22 to pursue careers in STEM.
"Stemettes is a social enterprise that is trying to inspire, support and encourage young women into STEM related fields. This could be anything from panel events or coding workshops to school trips. Everything that we run is always free, its always fun and there’s always food!" -Anne-Marie (Photo Credit: Pocket-lint)
Nina Tumanishvili found HelloHub in 2014. HelloHub, created to bring likeminded people together, has been inspiring positive outlooks in different communities. And even during COVID, the app is connecting different people together through their chatboards!
“Stay focused, work towards your goals and be ready to say “yes” when an opportunity presents itself – the world works in mysterious ways so if you do work hard things will inevitably start happening for you." - Nina (Photo Credit: Insights Success)