Our today’s female referent is, more than a technologist, a real business woman. Virginia “Ginni” Rometty is an electrical engineer, entrepreneur and the first female CEO of IBM, a position she currently holds.
New episode of the ‘Women in Technology’ series, this time dedicated to a modern researcher: Fei-Fei Li. She is Professor of Computer Science, Co-Director of Stanford University’s Human-Centered AI Institute and one of the most prolific active technologist at Artificial Intelligence (AI) field.
Successful Hollywood actress and scientist, her biggest contribution to ICT world was in the wireless communications sector. Lamarr’s technology was used to control communications and nowadays it is working in mobile networks, Bluetooth devices and WiFi.
Considered a pioneer in the radioactivity field, this famous Polish-French scientist was the first woman to become a professor at Sorbonne University in Paris. Our colleague Alicia remembered her that way.
March is the women’s month and at Gradiant you can read every Friday a post on reference technologists. Today, the Queen of open source hardware and CEO of Adafruit, Limor Fried.
We are beginning a new section of Women in Technology introducing Jude Milhon, programmer, writer and one of the first female hackers in history, as well as a strong advocate for cyber-rights.
In her free time, Nora enjoys music -if it is live, that’ s better-, travel and gastronomy. These two hobbies are the ones she likes to combine: every time she visits a country, she doesn’t go without tasting typical local food.
few years ago, our colleague moved from her hometown of Rio de Janeiro to Braga (Portugal) where she did her doctorate. Helena joined the GRD team in 2012 and a year later she became the director of Gradiant’s eHealth area and she still is.
Marta is a native of Gondomar and in addition to statistics – a field in which she holds a PhD in Statistics and Operations Research – she is passionate about cinema, contemporary art, design, travelling and learning by travelling, even more so with a backpack.
Manuela is a Telecommunication Engineer and Doctor in Telematic Engineering. In her free time, she is devoted to her family, loves to practice yoga, photography and learn deeply about something different that interests her in particular. She now confesses that the thing is “between biomechanics and raising”.
Since 2009, Lilian is part of the team as a researcher in the area of Services and Applications of Gradiant. In his spare time he loves to play sports and go to the movies, but his real passion is travelling: he has visited more than 20 countries in Europe, America and Asia.
Our colleague Laura loves the series but she really enjoys the languages: English, French and Chinese are the ones she knows, but she also has notions of sign language. In this interview he tells us why she chose technology for her future