June 13, 2012

Women 3.0

I recently started working on another series for Gadchick: Women 3.0.

Each week, this series will focus on a woman who's made great strides in the fields of technology, and whose career is, in a way, making it easier for more women to find similar technological careers.

The first two posts have profiled:

Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard, and

Marissa Mayer, Google's vice president of Location and Local Services.

I'm really looking forward to learning more about these impressive women as I do my research. If you can think of anyone that I should add to my list of women to profile—let me know!


  1. Jane McGonagall (http://janemcgonigal.com/)She's doing some amazing things in gaming, particularly using games as a catalyst for social change. Her book 'Reality is Broken' is a must-read.

    1. Please pardon my epic spelling fail.

    2. When I read this my first thought was, "Ha ha, very funny." Then I thought, "Professor McGonagall's first name is Jane? No it's not, it's Minerva!" Then I read the rest of the sentence and it all made sense. Sometimes my brain makes fictional character connections too quickly for my own good.

      To remedy this error in thinking I will suggest Amy Hennig. All I really know about her is she's been in the gaming industry for a while and she works for Naughty Dog. She is the head writer and director for the Uncharted series and lead the development team for Uncharted 2 (which is the best one in my opinion). I'm not sure how involved she is in The Last of Us.

    3. I saw Jane speak at a recent conference and she sounds like a really interesting woman. She's definitely added to the list.

      And Wes, thanks! I'll add Amy too.