After facing hiring discrimination in the software engineering field, she made an app for that: Blendoor, which masks personal details of job applicants, so they can be hired based on their merits.
In honor of International Women’s Day, I tweeted about every single historical badass woman I’ve ever illustrated online.
Valentina Tereshkova orbited the earth 48 times in 1963, only to be reprimanded almost immediately after landing – the reason why is pretty funny though.
My Ignite SF talk is online! 5 minutes long, lots of swearing. :)
Lady Jane Franklin was “a tenacious, well-traveled woman who fueled a series of polar missions to locate the expedition and find out the fate of her husband. As one newspaper of the era put it, ‘What the nation would not do, a woman did.’”