Emily Levesque-an American astronomer and Assistant Professor in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Washington. She is renowned for her work on massive stars and using these stars to investigate galaxy formation.
Holley Moyes-an anthropological archaeologist that specializes in the archaeology of religion and in ancient Mesoamerican civilizations. She is an assistant professor at the University of California, Merced.
Jennifer Doudna-developed CRISPR, a method of genetic engineering that allows scientists to make precise genetic changes relatively easily. She is a professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of California at Berkeley
Katrin Amunts-developing a 3D model (digital atlas) of the human brain called the Human Brain Project. She is the Professor of the C. and O. Vogt Institute for Brain Research at the University of Düsseldorf and is also Director of the Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine in INM-1 in Forschungszentrum Jülich.
Radia Perlman-invented spanning-tree protocol (STP), which makes the internet possible. She is currently employed by Dell EMC.
Limor “Ladyada” Fried-is influential in the open-source hardware community and the drafting of the Open Source Hardware definition. She founded ADAfruit industries an open-source hardware company based in New York City.