Week of Technical Women


For me, this past week was full of meetings and events for technical  and professional women:

I have been a member of the ABI Advisory Board since 2005 and I come from our meetings refreshed and energized. Work done by my ABI Advisory Board committee over the years includes:

The highlight of this inspiring and busy week was shaking hands with one of my long-time professional heroes, Genevieve Bell. I have heard Dr. Bell speak in person and have watched her TED talk on “The Value of Boredom”. I was very happy to speak with her, however briefly. Her Women of Vision – Leadership Award acceptance speech was funny and memorable. My summary tweet was: “You have a moral obligation to make a better world if you can see it. You can do more.”

Jody Mahoney (ABI), Rick Rashid (Microsoft Research), Maria Klawe (Harvey Mudd College) at WOV:

Caroline Simard (Stanford), Denise Gammel (ABI) at WOV:

Sarah Loos (Carnegie Mellon), Nanditha Iyer (Georgia Tech), Anushka Anand (Tableau Software), Bill Unger (Mayfield Fund) at WOV:

WOV Winner for Leadership: Genevieve Bell, Director, Interaction and Experience Research, Intel Labs:

Indian Business and Professional Women:

Images Copyright 2013 by Katy Dickinson

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