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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...

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Jessica Trybus

Jessica Trybus Founder and Chief Games Officer of Simcoach Games; Special Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center From the time she was a child, Jessica Trybus was drawn to c...

Top women in tech in Pittsburgh: Audrey Russo

Audrey Russo President & Chief Executive Officer of Pittsburgh Technology Council In the 10-plus years Audrey Russo has served as president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council, she has seen — a...