Week 8 of #EverRiseWomen2019 has arrived! To learn more about the origins of #EverRiseWomen2019, check out this post.
Here are the women ruling week 8:
50. Carol Smith – Carol Smith is a Senior Research Scientist in Human-Machine Interaction at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Carol has extensive experience in UX across different industries and strives to bring human values to interaction design and research. She’s also a darn cool human (and neighbor).
51. April Snyder – April Snyder is the Construction Materials Laboratory Manager at RJ Lee Group. She’s an expert in cementitious materials and has extensive experience performing concrete petrographic investigations with emphasis on failure analysis. She’s also very active in the American Concrete Institute and ASTM International.
52. Nicola Stott – Nicola Stott is a the co-founder and Global Managing Director of Exigent and the CEO of Bright Minds Capital Partners. The Exigent team is working at the forefront of technology and legal services. Bright Minds is the first evergreen fund specializing in early-stage investments in legal and data technology, focusing on AI, blockchain and big data management applications. Based in London, she’s a citizen of the world and a really cool human.
53. Dr. Kalena Stovall – Dr. Kalena Stovall is a New Product Development Scientist and Technical Service Leader at Imerys. She focuses on filled polymer formulations for medical applications as well as caulks, sealants, adhesives and elastomers. Prior to Imerys, Dr. Stovall worked at Exponent and supported efforts such as materials characterization, failure analysis, due diligence evaluation, and patent analysis for intellectual property litigation.
54. Dr. Clair Sullivan – Dr. Clair Sullivan is a Data Scientist in Machine Learning at GitHub. She holds a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan. She’s transition from studying radiation detection at LANL to academia and now leveraging her background in data analysis and signal processing as a scientist at GitHub. We go way back… all the way to grad school at the University of Michigan.
55. Dr. Christina Taylor – Dr. Christina Taylor is an Associate Science Fellow and Computational Protein Design Lead at Bayer Crop Science. Following her PhD at MIT, Dr. Taylor was at Washington University in St. Louis and then Monsanto. At Bayer Crop Science, her team engineers the next generation of protein-based crop protection traits. Even cooler? We met during our undergrad days in Chemistry at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
56. Jaqueline Villalpa Arroyo – Jaqueline Villalpa Arroyo is a Donaghey Scholar at the University of Arkansas Little Rock studying Computer Science and is set to graduate in 2020. Her credentials are amazing. She participated in Google’s Hispanic Student Leadership Summit, completed an internship as a Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte and is a Career Prep Fellow in the Management Leadership for Tomorrow program. She’s also a recent alum of my high school, the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and Arts.