Any woman working in the tech field can tell you stories about the challenges that arise from working in an industry that is still largely a boys’ club. The ongoing lack of diversity – both gender and ethnic – in the tech industry is an issue that we could write about at length, but today, on International Women’s Day, we thought we’d focus on the progress that has been made by women in tech – particularly in 3D printing. 3DPrint.com is run by an all-female editorial staff, and we always like to follow the work of other women who are creating, inventing, saving lives, and changing the world through the use of technology. We’d love to be able to profile all of them, but there are too many female scientists, entrepreneurs, artists and others making an impact in the field – a happy problem to have, so we’ve decided to just highlight a few. Here are just five of the incredible women that we regularly write about for their contributions to science, art, and society.
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