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8 Ladies Who Are Disrupting Tech

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They're shaking up the tech space with their DGAF attitude and amazing innovations.

1. "The makeup industry makes a whole lot of money on a whole lot of bulls**t," says Grace Choi, the creator of Mink, a 3D makeup printer that will disrupt the cosmetics biz.

2. Sophia Amouruso used eBay to jump-start her small clothing operation, Nasty Gal, now valued at $100M with customers in over 60 countries.

3. Julie Ann Horvath spoke up about the sexism she faced at Github and brought forth a conversation on the challenges women can encounter at tech companies.

4. Rose Broome is using tech for good, co-founding HandUp, an organization that uses crowdfunding to help the homeless.

5. Kim Swift is a developer, designer and project leader for critically acclaimed video games like Portal, Left 4 Dead, and Half-Life 2 among many others.

6. Reshma Saujani founded Girls Who Code, an organization which aims to shrink the gender gap in computer science by teaching young women to code. While the program started with only one class in 2012, it has now expanded to 19 programs in nine cities.

7. Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp founded Birchbox, an online company that sends out monthly beauty and lifestyle products, redefining retail through tech.

8. Grace Garey helped establish Watsi, an organization that directly connects donors with those in need of important medical procedures.

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