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Tag: Abie Award Winner

Dr. Olga Russakovsky

Dr. Olga Russakovsky

Dr. Olga Russakovsky is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University. She is one of the leaders of the ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge, and has been recognized as one of the world’s top young innovators. Her current research considers the historical and societal bias within visual recognition and the development of…

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Tracy Young

Tracy Young

Tracy Young is the co-founder and former CEO of PlanGrid, the leader in mobile construction management software. Under Tracy’s leadership and vision, PlanGrid grew from a small startup in 2011 to a construction industry leader with more than 400 employees and 1.5 million construction projects in over 90 countries. In this period of growth, Tracy…

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Pelagia Majoni

Pelagia Majoni

Pelagia Majoni is an outstanding undergraduate student of Computer Science at Haverford College in Pennsylvania who is using her skillset as an engineer to address the agricultural and infrastructure challenges in her home country of Zimbabwe. Pelagia grew up in a remote unelectrified region of Zimbabwe. She was aware of challenges within her community from…

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Dr. Lisa Su

Dr. Lisa Su

Lisa is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). AMD is powering the future of high-performance computing and visualization through its microprocessors, APUs, and graphics chips. Through Lisa’s remarkable leadership as a business executive and electrical engineer, AMD went from struggling to having its strongest performance in the 50-year history of…

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Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade

Jess Wade is a physicist at Imperial College London whose research investigates new materials for electronic devices. Beyond her daily work as a physicist, Jessica is championing women in scientists by tackling gender bias on Wikipedia. Only 18.46% of the biographies on English language Wikipedia are about women – and the percentage of women scientists…

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Jhillika Kumar

Jhillika Kumar

The Student of Vision Abie Award honors young women dedicated to creating a future where the people who imagine and build technology mirror the people and societies for which they build. This year’s winner is Georgia Tech student Jhillika Kumar. When Jhillika’s parents brought home an iPad for the first time, they could not have predicted how…

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Dr. Nimmi Ramanujam

Dr. Nimmi Ramanujam

The Social Impact Abie Award recognizes a woman whose work is making a positive impact on women, technology, and society. This year’s winner is Dr. Nimmi Ramanujam, a Robert J. Carr Professor of Engineering who directs the Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies at Duke University. There, she empowers trainees at the school and beyond to create…

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Dr. Natalya Bailey

Dr. Natalya Bailey

The Emerging Technologist Abie Award recognizes a midcareer woman technologist in the first 10 years of her technical career, and celebrates the creative ways she confronts problems and seeks solutions, as well as the potential she has to shape the future of her field for years to come. This year’s winner is Dr. Natalya Bailey, CEO and…

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