Join us and nominate an Inspiring Woman

“… If you want something done, ask a woman.”

Margaret Thatcher

The Challenge

SheWorks! is celebrating powerful, strong-willed, driven, game changing women who make it happen and inspire us all every day! From different walks of life, countries, fields of work and expertise, these women pave the way for all of us, and generations to come, showing us passion and grit make the world a better place. Using hashtag #AskAWoman and filling out your nomination help spread the word!

Featured Women

Here are some of the women whose breakthroughs, innovations, & inventions have shown us if want something done #AskAWoman

Mary Allen Wilkes
Mary Allen Wilkes
Mary Allen Wilkes
Software pioneer and computer science genius! In 1961, Wilkes was assigned to the creation of the LINC, and soon became one of the first people on the planet to use a personal computer in their home! “I bet you don’t have a computer in your living room.” Mary Allen Wilkes #AskAWoman
Grace Hopper
Grace Hopper
Grace Hopper
Queen of Computer Code! Essentially teaching computers to “talk” to each other, Hopper knew that computer programming would be more
accessible if code could be written in different languages; and in 1952 invented the first computer compiler to do just this! Her legacy also leaves behind the creation of Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing."The most important thing I've accomplished, other than building the compiler, is training young people," Grace Hopper #AskAWoman
Virginia Apgar
Virginia Apgar
Virginia Apgar
Pioneering anesthesiologist! And the first female full professor at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Realizing that medical personnel had no standardized way to assess the health of newborns, she developed the “Apgar Score”. All thanks to the Apgar Score (Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respiration), newborn babies in urgent need of medical attention could easily be identified. "Nobody, but nobody, is going to stop breathing on me." Virginia Apgar #AskAWoman

SheWorks! Nominated Women

Gina Diez Barroso
Gina Diez Barroso
Gina Diez Barroso
Gina is an example of hard work, determination, & inspiration! And with @daliaempower she is driving women’s empowerment and opportunities through education! She also founded the Center Foundation, which awards scholarships to outstanding students, thus fostering creative talent in Mexico. #AskAWoman
Maria Elena Salinas
Maria Elena Salinas
Maria Elena Salinas
Maria is an American broadcast journalist, news anchor, and known as the "Voice of Hispanic America" by The New York Times. She one of the most recognized Hispanic female journalists in the United States and It’s women like her who lead by example and walk their talk when it comes to empowering and lifting other women! #AskAWoman
Laura Chinchilla
Laura Chinchilla
Laura Chinchilla
Laura Chinchilla Miranda was the first female president of Costa Rica, serving from 2010 to 2014. Laura is a world class leader whose generosity and passion has always been public service, promoting public policies to address causes of global reach, especially in the areas of security, child protection, gender equity, digital technologies and sustainable development. #AskAWoman

Nominated Featured Women

Monique Morrow
Monique Morrow
Monique Morrow
Recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 50 women in tech, visionary humanitarian, Founder and CEO of Humanized Internet, President of Vetri Foundation! #AskAWoman
Siddha Ganju
Siddha Ganju
Siddha Ganju
Siddha was featured on the Forbes '30 under 30', and is a Solutions Architect, helping create NVIDIA's self-driving technology. Serving as an AI domain expert, she has also been guiding teams at NASA as well as featured as a jury member in several international tech competitions. She has been an invited speaker and keynote speaker at multiple conferences and was the Youth Women's Representative for India in 2013. #AskAWoman
Lorien Pratt
Lorien Pratt
Lorien Pratt
Lorien Pratt, Chief Scientist and Co-founder at Quantellia LLC. Pioneering AI and Decision Intelligence for social impact, Lorien holds an AB in Computer Science from Dartmouth and an MS and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rutgers. #AskAWoman
Nominate A Woman Who Makes Things Happen

1. Choose a woman that inspires you Identify a woman (or women!) that make things happen!

2. Fill out a nomination We want to hear from you! Highlight their accomplishments, and share their story of impact with us!

3. Spread the word Use #AskAWoman and encourage others to join in and send their nominations – because if you want something done, #AskAWoman

4. Tag us in your posts @WhereSheWorks (IG) @SheWorksCloud (TW) so we can share the love!

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