Meet the women who haven’t asked for permission from Silicon Valley to chase their dreams. They are going for it — building the next generation of tech startups, investing in each other’s ventures, crushing male hacker stereotypes, and rallying women and girls everywhere to join the digital revolution.
With exclusive access to some of the most intriguing female entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders in Silicon Valley and beyond, Geek Girl Rising takes you inside the lives of the women disrupting “business as usual” across the nation’s vibrant tech scene.
Veteran journalists Heather Cabot and Samantha Walravens profile the next generation of women fighting at the grassroots level for an ownership stake in the revolution that’s changing the way we live, work and connect to each other. These women are going for it– building tech start-ups, investing in each other’s ventures, crushing male hacker stereotypes, creating networks of support and rallying their younger sisters.
Women Featured in Geek Girls Rising include Debbie Sterling, Founder and CEO, GoldieBlox; Aruna Prasad, Founder, Nerdina; Sarah Kabala, Software engineer Aechelon Technology; Nancy Douyon, Global User Experience Lead Google, Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, Founder and CEO Joyus, The Board List, and more.
“This inspiring collection of success stories gives all the dish on the rise of under-the-radar women in the tech world.”—Lane Florsheim, Wall Street Journal