Farai Chideya, S. Mitra Kalita, Cynthia Hellen and Virgilia Kaur Pruthi on Innovating Women

Innovating Women: The Changing Face of Technology is the voice of hundreds of great women and aims to motivate and inspire thousands more to join the innovation economy–and better the world.

Diversion Books released Innovating Women on September 9th. It is available in print, as an ebook, and as an audiobook.Innovating Women is a collection of candid, first-hand accounts of women in technology and other fields of innovation. With interviews and essays from hundreds of women in STEM fields, including Google[X] VP Megan Smith, venture capitalist Heidi Roizen, Patriarch Partners CEO Lynn Tilton, and entrepreneur and technology executive Kim Polese, Innovating Women offers perspectives on the challenges that women face, the strategies that they employ in the workplace, and how an organization can succeed or fail in its attempts to support the career advancement of women.

Innovating Women is more important today than ever. Things are changing for the better. The recent announcements by Google, LinkedIn, Yahoo, and Facebook of their diversity numbers—and a pledge to improve these—are the most recent victories. The Boys Club is under fire and is trying to reform itself. Women are achieving success and helping each other. Advancing technologies are leveling the playing field. Women are in the catbird seat for the new era of exponential innovation. This is the time to inspire and motivate—and that is what Innovating Women will surely do.” – Vivek Wadhwa.

All proceeds from the sale of this book will go to a fund at Singularity University. it will be used to educate women about advancing technologies and to fund their start-ups.


Some of the many Innovating Women featured in the book

Women in Book