Influential Women In Tech You Should Be Following

In today’s digital world, social platforms have become key to creating connections with professionals in your industry. Places like Twitter and Linked are rapidly becoming the most powerful platforms for accessing the latest information, and for keeping your finger on the pulse.

The key to using these platforms effectively, and making sure you are staying informed on what is #Trending in your space, is knowing who to follow, who the influencers and experts are, and who you should be keeping an eye on.

The tech industry is full of people who are constantly sharing industry tips, tricks and insights. So here is our list of inspiring women in tech you should be following…

Kimberly Bryant

Why to follow?

Kimberly Bryant is the Founder and CEO of Black Girls CODE, a non-profit organization dedicated to “changing the face of technology” by introducing girls of colour to tech.

A nationally recognised thought leader, named by Business Insider on its list of “The 25 Most Influential African-Americans in Technology”, Kimberly is most definitely someone you should be looking out for.

Twitter: @6Gems

LinkedIn: Kimberly Bryant

Helen Yu

Why to follow?

Founder & CEO of Tigon Advisory Corp, Helen Yu is an inspiring force. Named a Global Top 20 thought leader in categories including digital transformation, artificial intelligence and cloud computing, Helen has amassed a sizeably following on Twitter.

Twitter: @YuHelenYu

LinkedIn: Helen Yu

Aishwarya Srinivasan

Why to follow?

Our next ‘influencer’ is Innovation Leader at IBM, Aishwarya Srinivasan.

Spotlighted as a LinkedIn Top Voice 2020 for Data Science and AI, Aishwarya has an impressive following on the platform. An ambassador for the Women in Data Science community Aishwarya actively organises events and conferences to inspire budding data scientists, and even has her own blog where she shares insights into the ever evolving space of machine learning.

Twitter: @Aishwarya_Sri0

LinkedIn: Aishwarya Srinivasan

Mina Markham

Why to follow?

Mina Markham is a Staff Software Engineer at Slack who is actively involved in the tech community.

In addition to teaching as part of multiple initiatives, Mina has also been a key note speakers at many events, and is even the co-organiser of Front Porch, a conference on front-end web technologies.

Twitter: @MinaMarkham

LinkedIn: Mina Markham

Cathy Hackl

Why to follow?

The final ‘influencer’ on our ‘must follow’ list is tech futurist Cathy Hackl.

Having worked with some of the biggest names in the tech space, Cathy is a globally recognised business leader in augmented and virtual reality. Named one of LinkedIn’s Top Technology Voices, Cathy has over 70,000 followers on the platform.

Cathy was also included as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Women In Tech in 2020 by BigThink.

Twitter: @CathyHackl

LinkedIn: Cathy Hackl

We have highlighted just a few of the incredible female thought leaders in the tech community, let us know who you follow in the comments!

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