Women Making Their Mark in Tech (Infographic)

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Who’s changing the face of technology? Female engineers, designers, founders and CEOs.

By Betsy Mikel (Editor, Women 2.0)

We’ve heard all the stats. Women make less than men. Fewer female entrepreneurs get funding than men do. Computer science programs have just a handful of women. The diversity at top tech companies is pathetic.

Yes, it’s all true. But what are we accomplishing by regurgitating these statistics over and over? What about the women who are actually doing something about it?

While many bemoan the sad state of female equality in tech and across other industries, there are women who have paved the way for a more hopeful future. Read on to learn about women who have taken charge and are trying to change the future of technology through their involvement in technical fields. And one of them -- Sara Haider, the Android Engineering Lead at Secret -- will even be speaking at our HowTo Conference in San Francisco on September 30 and October 1. Women-Making-Their-Mark-in-Tech-2

What other women making their mark in tech should be on this list?

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About the author: Betsy Mikel is the managing editor of Women 2.0 and runs the content consultancy Aveck. She has a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a lifelong obsession with French language and culture. When she's not biking all over every city she visits to find its best taqueria, you can find Betsy on Twitter at @betsym.