women in tech

3D Printing Spotlight On: Mara Hitner, Director, Business Development, MatterHackers

They say not to mix business with pleasure, but that particular “they” must not be working in 3D printing; as has been mentioned time and time again, this industry is…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Tessa Nesci, Electrician & YouTuber from Down Under

Not only was my interview with Tessa Nesci informative and inspiring, it was fun. This electrician/3D printing enthusiast has a great sense of determination in her work that is matched…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Deirdre MacCormack, CMO, Mcor

We’ve heard a lot from Mcor Technologies over the last several years as the company with its unique paper-based 3D printing system offers an environmentally friendly take on the technology that…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Katie Weimer, VP of Medical Devices, 3D Systems

Healthcare is among the applications of 3D printing technology with the greatest potential human impact. The creation of patient-specific medical models and tools made from 3D models of patients’ unique…

Why It’s Important to Highlight the Women of the 3D Printing World

As we kick off our Spotlight Series focusing on the women of the 3D printing world, publishing interviews starting early next week, we have been in contact with several dozen impressive…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 31, 2017

Happy Friday! In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with business in the front and medical 3D printing in the back, with the Women Startup Challenge Europe…

3D Printing: Spotlight on Women

Earlier this month, we celebrated International Women’s Day by highlighting a very few of the women involved in the 3D printing industry today. The accomplishments of women in the industry…

Women in 3D Printing: Ashkhen Hovsepyan & Ani Abgaryan Make Strides with 3D Store

Women in business. Women in 3D printing. And women in charge of offering unique expertise and products within the US. Ashkhen Hovsepyan and Ani Abgaryan have carved out their own niche…

On International Women’s Day, Here’s a Look at Five Influential Women in 3D Printing

Any woman working in the tech field can tell you stories about the challenges that arise from working in an industry that is still largely a boys’ club. The ongoing…

Penn State Students Finding Success in Virtual Reality Educational Consulting Startup: Rain Reality

The Bechdel test began as a way to understand whether women in works of fiction were active or passive characters as indicated by the content of their dialogue. To be…

The Spirit of a Dreamer Spurs 3D Design & 3D Printing Innovation — A Few Questions For: Melissa Ng

 With great technology comes great innovation. Designers, makers, builders, modelers – the 3D printing community is full of astonishing talent, and the pool is deep. We often speak with participants in…

SexyCyborg Strikes Again with the Pi-Palette: A 3D Printed Makeup Palette Concealing a Computer

Where would a lady be without a good makeup palette? You just never know when you’re going to need to go from a “day” to a “night” look, or when you’re…

Inside 3D Printing: Diversity Panel Shines a Needed Light on Disparity in Technology

One panel I had been anticipating ahead of Inside 3D Printing San Diego this week was Thursday afternoon’s panel on diversity, set to examine an important issue that is often…

3D Printing While Female

I’ve been debating whether to write this article, because while reporting on some facets of an industry can be straightforward, not all are. At the heart of the 3D printing…

3D Printing and Diversity: It’s Time to Start Taking It Seriously

Because most of the quickly growing companies and startups that tend to dominate it emerged from the maker community, the 3D printing industry often seems to find itself a little…

On the 30th Anniversary of the Challenger Disaster, Four Women in Science Honor the Legacy of the Crew

Thirty years ago today, the Space Shuttle Challenger lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. 73 seconds later, it broke apart in midair, leading to the deaths of all seven of…