Sumana Harihareswara is a geeky gal living in New York City. She grew up in various US cities and states, the daughter of Indian immigrants, loving books and Star Trek. She coordinates volunteer software development at the Wikimedia Foundation; before that, she managed programmers at an open source consulting firm. She co-edited Thoughtcrime Experiments, an online scifi/fantasy anthology.
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Elizabeth G. (4)
Elizabeth is a PhD student in Aerospace Engineering in the Midwest. Her research has included spacecraft design, guidance navigation and control of spacecraft, rigid body dynamics, and control of space robotics. When she is not in the lab, office or her bed she enjoys natural light, activism and reading books about stuff. She is also active in the Society of Women Engineers .
Jessamyn is a physics postdoc working in nanoelectronics. She's also an ultrarunner, pianist, and recovering raider.
K. Tempest Bradford (8)
Tempest blogs for a living and loves it. She also blogs for free and loves that, too. Her heart belongs to writing and writing about speculative fiction, but she lives by writing about mobile technology. The lists of blogs she contributes to seems to grow by the hour, but currently include her personal blog, The Angry Black Woman, FeministSF, the Carl Brandon Society Blog, and Tor.com.
Kylie S (1)
The word 'kylie' is the name of an Australian weapon and she grew up thinking that she'd either be Grace Kelly or Grace Jones - the truth is somewhere between the two. Writer, educator and researcher of superstitions and belief, she is currently completing her thesis and teaches at an all-girl's school.
Leigh Honeywell (14)
Lesley Hall (5)
Lesley Hall is an archivist and historian based in London, who has published extensively on women's and gender history and the history of sexuality and also has a more than passing interest in sf. She considers herself a pre-second-wave feminist. Her website can be found at www.lesleyahall.net.
Liz Henry (20)
Liz Henry is massively multiblogular, and can be found most often writing at Composite on tech and activist stuff; FeministSF on science fiction and books; and Badgermama on geeky parenting. Sheâ€™s an all around geek, open source enthusiast, coder, writer, and poet, works as a web producer for BlogHer, and is on the advisory board for GimpGirl.
medievalist, handmaker of textilish things
Matt (mdz) is a free software developer and enthusiast with a history of contributions to the Debian and Ubuntu projects. He is a latecomer to the blogosphere, writing about technology and interpersonal topics on mdzlog.
Matthew Garrett is a Linux kernel developer, working for Red Hat. He's a former Debian developer, has sat on the Ubuntu technical board and still occasionally dabbles in Gnome development.
Geek. doing stuff with tech. almost all open source. Production engineer at Weta digital. My computer is bigger than yours.
Skud is the founder of the GF blog and wiki, as well as an open source developer, community organiser, SFF and media fan, public speaker, and writer on technical and geek culture subjects. She currently resides in Melbourne, where she is taking a break from the tech industry to become a sound engineer.
Stephanie is a professional hippy, working in environmental behaviour change and education. She is interested in the intersections of her stuff, which is primarily sff, anti-racism, vegan + animal rights, and her dark secret, fashion blogging. She tumbles miscellaneous things, and about the queer subtext of batman.
Tim Chevalier (3)
Valerie Aurora (16)
Valerie Aurora has been a Linux/UNIX kernel developer since 2000, and an active volunteer for women in computing since 2001. Valerie co-founded the Ada Initiative with Mary Gardiner, a non-profit that promotes women's participation in open technology and culture.
Ten years ago yatima was one of the first employees on board a brand new technology industry analysis company. Research turned out to be her dream job. She spends her days talking to interesting people in startups and userland, and then she writes about them.