women in tech

3D Printing Spotlight On: Nicole Witzleben, Biomedical Applications Engineer, EnvisionTEC

3D Printing Spotlight On: Nicole Witzleben, Biomedical Applications Engineer, EnvisionTEC

One of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry is the 3D-Bioplotter by EnvisionTEC, a giant in the 3D printing world that develops, manufactures, and sells over 40 configurations of desktop and production 3D printers. The family of 3D-Bioplotter printers...
Diversity for Additive Manufacturing Report Illuminates Gender Statistics in 3D Printing Industry

Diversity for Additive Manufacturing Report Illuminates Gender Statistics in 3D Printing Industry

Over the past year, 3DPrint.com has worked hard to showcase the many talented women in the 3D printing industry through our Spotlight on Women series. The series was started in order to highlight the contributions that women make to an industry that still greatly skews in a male direction. While the Spotlight on Women series […]

Over the past year, 3DPrint.com has worked hard to showcase the many talented women in the 3D printing industry through our Spotlight on Women series. The series was started in order to highlight the contributions that women make to an industry that still greatly...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Rani Richardson, Director of CATIA Technical Sales, Dassault Systèmes

3D Printing Spotlight On: Rani Richardson, Director of CATIA Technical Sales, Dassault Systèmes

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 and in many places, the entire month has been dedicated to a celebration of women’s achievements and a call for advancements in gender parity. In the arena of 3D technologies, as in many tech sectors, there are an increasing number of efforts to engage women and to […]

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 and in many places, the entire month has been dedicated to a celebration of women’s achievements and a call for advancements in gender parity. In the arena of 3D technologies, as in many tech sectors,...
Breaking The Boundaries Of 3D Printing

Breaking The Boundaries Of 3D Printing

The 3D Printing industry should take note: just as Heston Blumenthal has transformed traditional concepts of what is possible with culinary ingredients, Ultimaker’s Senior Materials Engineer Diana Garcia-Alonso is cooking up a similar storm from the company’s headquarters in Geldermalsen, the Netherlands. The Foundations Born and raised in Spain, I delved into the world of […]

The 3D Printing industry should take note: just as Heston Blumenthal has transformed traditional concepts of what is possible with culinary ingredients, Ultimaker’s Senior Materials Engineer Diana Garcia-Alonso is cooking up a similar storm from the company’s...
Taking a Stance to Create an Inclusive and Diverse Industry

Taking a Stance to Create an Inclusive and Diverse Industry

This article originally shared on LinkedIn. A follow up to Sarah Goehrke’s “3D Printing While Female: 2017” article on 3DPrint.com. Click here to view the article. The manufacturing industry as a whole has been male dominated for many years. Several people and organizations recognize this, and have guided efforts to help break down barriers to get more […]

This article originally shared on LinkedIn. A follow up to Sarah Goehrke’s “3D Printing While Female: 2017” article on 3DPrint.com. Click here to view the article. The manufacturing industry as a whole has been male dominated for many years. Several people...
3D Printing While Female: 2017

3D Printing While Female: 2017

The 3D printing industry has a problem. It’s not a unique problem, particularly when looking to any sector of the greater manufacturing industry. Additive manufacturing has a diversity problem. It’s not exactly a secret that there are more men than women involved in manufacturing in general; this has been a longstanding fact of employment around […]

The 3D printing industry has a problem. It’s not a unique problem, particularly when looking to any sector of the greater manufacturing industry. Additive manufacturing has a diversity problem. It’s not exactly a secret that there are more men than women involved in...
3D Printing & Healthcare: #3DTalk New York Panel to Discuss Medical 3D Printing

3D Printing & Healthcare: #3DTalk New York Panel to Discuss Medical 3D Printing

3D printing has been making a huge impact on the medical field over the last few years. The technology has worked its way into every nearly area of healthcare, saving lives and reducing pain. 3D printed anatomical models are allowing surgeons to plan their operations ahead of time, giving them a better idea of how […]

3D printing has been making a huge impact on the medical field over the last few years. The technology has worked its way into every nearly area of healthcare, saving lives and reducing pain. 3D printed anatomical models are allowing surgeons to plan their operations...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Christina Perla, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Makelab

3D Printing Spotlight On: Christina Perla, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Makelab

It isn’t easy running a business. It’s even more of a challenge to run two businesses, but that’s what Christina Perla does. Perla is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Makelab, a 3D printing service bureau based in Brooklyn, New York. She’s also the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Tangent Design, a product design and […]

It isn’t easy running a business. It’s even more of a challenge to run two businesses, but that’s what Christina Perla does. Perla is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Makelab, a 3D printing service bureau based in Brooklyn, New York....
3D Printing Spotlight On: Naomi Wu / SexyCyborg, Maker

3D Printing Spotlight On: Naomi Wu / SexyCyborg, Maker

When it comes to the global maker community and the spread of desktop 3D printing among individuals and smaller-scale operations, tech enthusiasts come in all shapes and sizes. One highly popular figure in the online community for makers is China’s Naomi Wu, who has garnered a significant deal of attention as she shares her projects […]

When it comes to the global maker community and the spread of desktop 3D printing among individuals and smaller-scale operations, tech enthusiasts come in all shapes and sizes. One highly popular figure in the online community for makers is China’s Naomi Wu, who...
Exclusive Interview: HP Introduces New Global Head of 3D Printing Commercial Expansion & Development

Exclusive Interview: HP Introduces New Global Head of 3D Printing Commercial Expansion & Development

When HP makes a move, the industry pays attention. In 2015, HP Inc. parted ways with Hewlett-Packard Enterprises, keeping the intellectual property for its upcoming 3D printing business as the company worked through massive restructuring efforts including several high-profile rounds of layoffs. Much of the company’s hope for future growth in its new format was […]

When HP makes a move, the industry pays attention. In 2015, HP Inc. parted ways with Hewlett-Packard Enterprises, keeping the intellectual property for its upcoming 3D printing business as the company worked through massive restructuring efforts including several...
Four Fierce Female Designers Using Coding to Create

Four Fierce Female Designers Using Coding to Create

This article originally appeared on Shapeways Magazine. It’s been A WEEK, so we thought it would be nice, at this particular moment, to introduce you to some female designers who use 3D printing to combine a sophisticated use of coding with a stunning artistic aesthetic. Though that might seem contradictory to some (ahem), these women are creating groundbreaking […]

This article originally appeared on Shapeways Magazine. It’s been A WEEK, so we thought it would be nice, at this particular moment, to introduce you to some female designers who use 3D printing to combine a sophisticated use of coding with a stunning artistic...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Kathryn Hurley, General Counsel, MakerBot

3D Printing Spotlight On: Kathryn Hurley, General Counsel, MakerBot

No industry is without its own legal challenges, and 3D printing presents plenty, especially related to intellectual property and copyright issues. It’s important for any 3D printing company to have legal counsel for the times when incidents do arise. As one of the biggest, most prominent companies in the 3D printing industry, MakerBot has seen […]

No industry is without its own legal challenges, and 3D printing presents plenty, especially related to intellectual property and copyright issues. It’s important for any 3D printing company to have legal counsel for the times when incidents do arise. As one of...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Shayne Denston, President, Superior 3D Solutions

3D Printing Spotlight On: Shayne Denston, President, Superior 3D Solutions

Growth is rarely linear, whether in business or personal professional development; that’s not to say, though, that that growth cannot be highly focused. Few participants in the additive manufacturing industry set off on a path to knowingly dive into a career in 3D printing — I know I didn’t — and for many, an unexpected […]

Growth is rarely linear, whether in business or personal professional development; that’s not to say, though, that that growth cannot be highly focused. Few participants in the additive manufacturing industry set off on a path to knowingly dive into a career in...
Behind the AM Conference: Added Scientific General Manager Sophie Jones Discusses Expertise in 3D Printing

Behind the AM Conference: Added Scientific General Manager Sophie Jones Discusses Expertise in 3D Printing

The International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing brought together nearly 300 industry participants from a variety of academic and industrial operations last week in the UK. Richard Hague of the University of Nottingham and its spinoff Added Scientific described the event as “fairly eclectic” and noted the following attendee demographics for the 2017 […]

The International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing brought together nearly 300 industry participants from a variety of academic and industrial operations last week in the UK. Richard Hague of the University of Nottingham and its spinoff Added...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Ilaria Guicciardini, Marketing Director, Roboze

3D Printing Spotlight On: Ilaria Guicciardini, Marketing Director, Roboze

Roboze is a manufacturer of boundary-breaking 3D printers, founded and headquartered in Italy, but also with offices in New York. Their Marketing Director, Ilaria Guicciardini, has a strong dedication to both 3D printing and marketing—and these interests have taken her on an unprecedented journey into a world of new technology and industry that few are […]

Roboze is a manufacturer of boundary-breaking 3D printers, founded and headquartered in Italy, but also with offices in New York. Their Marketing Director, Ilaria Guicciardini, has a strong dedication to both 3D printing and marketing—and these interests have taken...
Successes and Challenges: The Industry Around 3D Printing Meets in Nottingham

Successes and Challenges: The Industry Around 3D Printing Meets in Nottingham

Who doesn’t love a good success story? Hearing about triumphs in business can motivate, spurring additional developments to build on proven methodologies, bolstering the mood of an industry. On the flip side of the coin, learning more about the challenges inherent in a given category can feel demoralizing, understanding that something just isn’t quite there […]

Who doesn’t love a good success story? Hearing about triumphs in business can motivate, spurring additional developments to build on proven methodologies, bolstering the mood of an industry. On the flip side of the coin, learning more about the challenges...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Anna Lee, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer, gCreate

3D Printing Spotlight On: Anna Lee, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer, gCreate

In 2013, a company called gCreate emerged with the large-format gMax 3D printer, which drew in a tremendous amount of support and enthusiasm through Kickstarter. Since then, gCreate’s success and popularity has grown, thanks to the hard work and dedication of co-founders Anna Lee and Gordon LaPlante. An expansion to a larger facility about a […]

In 2013, a company called gCreate emerged with the large-format gMax 3D printer, which drew in a tremendous amount of support and enthusiasm through Kickstarter. Since then, gCreate’s success and popularity has grown, thanks to the hard work and dedication of...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Erica Fung, Advanced Materials and Applications Material Scientist and Engineer, HP 3D Printing

3D Printing Spotlight On: Erica Fung, Advanced Materials and Applications Material Scientist and Engineer, HP 3D Printing

When we say that additive manufacturing is changing the shape of global manufacturing, that’s no small claim; transforming a $12 trillion industry is a major move, and many believe that 3D printing is up to the challenge. Among the companies with a goal to lead that charge is HP, which has been making some big […]

When we say that additive manufacturing is changing the shape of global manufacturing, that’s no small claim; transforming a $12 trillion industry is a major move, and many believe that 3D printing is up to the challenge. Among the companies with a goal to lead...
Female Engineers Celebrated on First International Women in Engineering Day

Female Engineers Celebrated on First International Women in Engineering Day

Over the past few months, our Spotlight on Women series has highlighted the contributions of many brilliant women in the field of 3D printing. Even as we’ve begun a new spotlight series focused on educators, we’re still receiving responses from women eager to share their stories with us, and we will continue to share those […]

Over the past few months, our Spotlight on Women series has highlighted the contributions of many brilliant women in the field of 3D printing. Even as we’ve begun a new spotlight series focused on educators, we’re still receiving responses from women eager...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Joanne Moretti, SVP & CMO, Jabil; GM, Radius Innovation & Development

3D Printing Spotlight On: Joanne Moretti, SVP & CMO, Jabil; GM, Radius Innovation & Development

We’ve heard a lot lately from Jabil as the global manufacturing solutions provider has been prioritizing digitization among its operations and offerings. The company, previously content to operate somewhat behind the scenes, has been stepping up to the forefront lately in working with leading names in additive manufacturing among its widespread operations. Jabil, which received North […]

We’ve heard a lot lately from Jabil as the global manufacturing solutions provider has been prioritizing digitization among its operations and offerings. The company, previously content to operate somewhat behind the scenes, has been stepping up to the forefront...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Mazuir Ross, Artist and 3D Print Shop Owner

3D Printing Spotlight On: Mazuir Ross, Artist and 3D Print Shop Owner

Every child has dreams about what they’d like to do when they grow up, but only some of us are lucky enough to achieve those goals – or to have any career that we love and are passionate about. When Mazuir Ross (who also goes by the name Rosalee Moore) was a child, she’d never […]

Every child has dreams about what they’d like to do when they grow up, but only some of us are lucky enough to achieve those goals – or to have any career that we love and are passionate about. When Mazuir Ross (who also goes by the name Rosalee Moore) was...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicki Holt, President and CEO, Proto Labs

3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicki Holt, President and CEO, Proto Labs

As President and CEO of Proto Labs, Vicki Holt has led the company in year-over-year double digit growth, maintaining a year-over-year average of 27% growth since 2012. In what has perhaps been one of her biggest contributions to Proto Labs, she led the introduction of 3D printing to the company in 2014, which boosted revenue […]

As President and CEO of Proto Labs, Vicki Holt has led the company in year-over-year double digit growth, maintaining a year-over-year average of 27% growth since 2012. In what has perhaps been one of her biggest contributions to Proto Labs, she led the introduction...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Amie Dansby (Amie DD), Software Engineer, Video Game Programmer and Maker

3D Printing Spotlight On: Amie Dansby (Amie DD), Software Engineer, Video Game Programmer and Maker

There’s an old saying: “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” I’m not sure how many people would actually agree with that statement – no matter how much you love your job, you’re still going to face hard days and frustration. For Amie Dansby, aka Amie DD, however, […]

There’s an old saying: “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” I’m not sure how many people would actually agree with that statement – no matter how much you love your job, you’re still going to face...
Women in 3D Printing and Cyant Present #3DTalk on 3D Printing and Design

Women in 3D Printing and Cyant Present #3DTalk on 3D Printing and Design

If you’ve been following our Spotlight on Women series, we hope you’re enjoying reading the stories of the many influential women in the 3D printing industry. We’re certainly enjoying sharing those stories, and we have many more still to come. Last week, we interviewed Nora Touré, Business Development Director at Sculpteo and founder of Women […]

If you’ve been following our Spotlight on Women series, we hope you’re enjoying reading the stories of the many influential women in the 3D printing industry. We’re certainly enjoying sharing those stories, and we have many more still to come. Last...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Umbarger, Service and Applications Technician, EnvisionTEC

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Umbarger, Service and Applications Technician, EnvisionTEC

Many active in the 3D printing industry today did not necessarily foresee the career path that would lead them to additive manufacturing, including for those working with some of the biggest names in today’s industry. EnvisionTEC has been on a growth trajectory for some time now as it celebrates its 15th anniversary, regularly rolling out […]

Many active in the 3D printing industry today did not necessarily foresee the career path that would lead them to additive manufacturing, including for those working with some of the biggest names in today’s industry. EnvisionTEC has been on a growth trajectory...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicky Somma, Maker and Software Developer

3D Printing Spotlight On: Vicky Somma, Maker and Software Developer

If you’re inexperienced with 3D printing but want to learn, there are plenty of courses, both online and in-person, that you can take – or, if you’re anything like Vicky Somma, you can just teach yourself. The software developer taught herself how to use 3D software and a 3D printer a few years ago, and has […]

If you’re inexperienced with 3D printing but want to learn, there are plenty of courses, both online and in-person, that you can take – or, if you’re anything like Vicky Somma, you can just teach yourself. The software developer taught herself how to...
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