Meet The Female Engineers Who Just May Become The Next Fortune 500 CTO! By Angie Chang, Director of Growth, Hackbright Academy.
Swedish designers from University of Lund, Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin, spent 7 years researching a better solution to the bike helmet. © Focus Films 2013.
Ana Roca Castro knows that language is power. She also knows that certain languages are universal, such as coding and math. In this inspiring personal talk Ana, one of the few Latina techies and the founder of LATISM (Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media), looks at the achievement gap facing English language learners, the language gap at the root of it, and the solutions that technology can offer. Learn more at Platform. © 2013.
Technologist turned social entrepreneur and founder of Black Girls Code, Kimberly Bryant, speaks about “Learning the Fearlessness of Invention ” at the Platform Summit 2013.
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson tells how engineering is fun and can change the world. She is an accomplished nuclear physicist and engineer, President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and served as Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (1995-1999).
© The Edison Tech Center 2012.
“Interview with 15-year-old Adora Svitak. Fasten your mental seat belts – you won’t believe she’s only 15.” © Women’s Media Center 2012. Introduction by Gloria Steinam
A TEDGlobal Fellow, Catarina Mota plays with “smart materials” — like shape-memory alloys and piezoelectric structures that react to voltage — and encourages others to do so too. © 2012 TED.
Doris Kim Sung is a biology student turned architect interested in thermo-bimetals, smart materials that respond dynamically to temperature change. © 2012 TED.
Juliana Rotich is the co-founder of Ushahidi, open-source software for collecting and mapping information — and of iHub, a collective tech space in Nairobi, Kenya. She is a TED Senior Fellow. © 2013 TED.
Tan Le is the founder & CEO of Emotiv Lifescience, a bioinformatics company that’s working on identifying biomarkers for mental and other neurological conditions using electroencephalography (EEG). © TED 2010.