Who are the top women in tech in Pittsburgh?

At a moment in history when we see Pittsburghers working to give girls solid access to STEM education and create more balanced hiring throughout the tech industry, it’s inspiring to talk with women who have already built a place for themselves in the competitive world of tech.
Audrey Dunning

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Audrey Dunning

Audrey Dunning Senior Vice President for CGI, former CEO of Summa Technologies Audrey Dunning came to the world of tech from the sales and business development side, proving that careers in the tech industr...

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Jelena Kovačević

Jelena Kovačević Hamerschlag University Professor and Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University As most parents know, ear infections a...

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Manuela Veloso

Manuela Veloso, PhD Head of Carnegie Mellon University’s Machine Learning Department When a computer beat chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov in 1996, Manuela Veloso was impressed. But she also wondered how a ...

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Lynsie Campbell

Lynsie Campbell Founder of LaneSpotter, a navigation tool that helps cyclists find safe routes Lynsie Campbell is an avid cyclist and a self-described “serial entrepreneur.” She started LaneSpotter — whi...

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Hahna Alexander

Hahna Alexander Co-founder of SolePower Imagine a day when people power their smart devices simply by walking. Hahna Alexander did, and that vision led her to create SolePower, a Highland Park tech firm ...

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Courtney Williamson

Courtney Williamson, PhD President and founder of AbiliLife Courtney Williamson’s mother inspired her to form AbiliLife, a North Side tech firm that focuses on the sick and the elderly. “My mom had Parki...
Lenore Blum

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Lenore Blum

Lenore Blum Distinguished professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon Even when Lenore Blum was a little girl, mathematics sang to her. “I remember being in a trigonometry class and thinking, ‘Oh ho...