Analytics Insight Names ‘World’s 50 Most Renowned Women in Robotics’

June 24, 2020

Analytics Insight, a brand of Stravium Intelligence has named the “World’s 50 Most Renowned Women in Robotics” in its June 2020 special edition.

The issue recognizes the top 50 dynamic women in the robotics industry who are leading their way to unprecedented excellence. These innovative leaders are excelling beyond the prevailing gender-diversity challenges and revolutionizing how the mechanism of robots is being leveraged to bring about transformation.

The list includes C-level executives, entrepreneurs, inventors, pioneers, professors, and influencers in robotics who are spearheading the innovation across different sectors and contributing to the proliferation of industry as a whole.

The influencers enlisted reflect the best women leaders who hold extensive experience and influence in robotics and their innovations are redesigning the future of businesses worldwide as well.

Here are the 50 leaders:

Danielle Applestone – CEO and Co-Founder at Daughters of Rosie

Crystal Chao – Chief Scientist at Huawei and the Global Lead of Robotics Projects

Alice Agogino – Roscoe and Elizabeth Hughes Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Emily Cross – Director at Social Brain in Action Laboratory

Dr. Susanne Bieller – General Secretary for International Federation of Robotics (IFR)

Cynthia Breazeal – Head of the Personal Robots Group at MIT Media Labs

Heather Justice – Software Engineer at NASA JPL

Ayorkor Korsah – Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Ashesi University

Madeline Gannon – Multidisciplinary Designer at Mimus

Kanako Harada – Program Manager at Cabinet Office, Japan

Cindy Bethel – Professor and Billie J. Ball Endowed Professorship in Engineering at Mississippi State University

Sonja Betschart – Co-Founder and Chief Entrepreneurship Officer at WeRobotics

Noramay Cadena – Cofounder and Managing Director at Make in LA

Verity Harding – Co-Lead at DeepMind Ethics & Society

Lydia Kavraki– Nora Harding Professor at Rice University

Dana Kulic – Professor at Monash University

Jean Liu – President at Didi Chuxing

Amy Loutfi – Professor at the AASS Research Centre, Department of Science and Technology at Örebro University

Sheila McIlraith – Professor at University of Toronto

Nancy McIntyre – Community Innovation Manager at REC Foundation

Malika Meghjani – Assistant Professor at Singapore University of Technology

Cristina Olaverri Monreal – BMVIT Endowed Professorship at Johannes Kepler University and Chair for Sustainable Transport Logistics 4.0

Wendy Moyle – Program Director at Menzies Health Institute

Yukie Nagai – Project Professor and Director of Cognitive Developmental Robotics Lab at University of Tokyo

Temitope Oladokun – Robotics Trainer at TechieGeeks

Svetlana Potyagaylo – SLAM Algorithm Engineer at Indoor Robotics

Suriya Prabha – Founder & CEO at YouCode

Amanda Prorok – Assistant Professor at University of Cambridge

Ellen Purdy– Director at Emerging Capabilities & Prototyping Initiatives & Analysis Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense

Signe Redfield – Engineer at Naval Research Laboratory

Marcela Riccillo – Professor in Data Science and Machine Learning at ITBA

Selma Sabanovic – Associate Professor at Indiana University Bloomington

Maria Telleria – Co-Founder and CTO at Canvas

Ann Whittaker –Head of People and Culture at Vicarious Surgical

Jinger Zeng– Community & Partnership, Auterion

Fei-Fei Li – Associate Professor at Stanford’s Computer Science Department

Andrea Thomaz – Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology

Ruth Schulz– Cognitive Scientist at University of Queensland

Ayanna Howard – Professor at Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Stéphanie Lacour – Researcher at School of Engineering at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Marita Cheng – Co-Founder at Robogals

Rosanna Myers – CEO and Co-Founder at Carbon Robotics

Dr. Catherine Ball – Innovation and Environmental Science Consultant

Ayah Bdeir – Founder at littleBits

Carol Reiley– Computer Science Ph.D. Candidate at Johns Hopkins University

Lisa Winter – Engineering Project Manager at Mattel

Andie Zhang – Collaborative Robotics Global Product Manager at ABB Robotics

Angelika Peer – Professor at Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Barbara Mazzolai – Director at The Italian Technology Center’s Institute of Micro-Biorobotics

Erin Kennedy – Founder at Robot Missions

The issue further includes their achievements, innovations, and how they are influencing masses with their reputed work in the robotics field. The enlisted 50 visionaries are anchoring the needs of industry and benefitting their companies and society in the most novel manner. Dive deep into the profiles of these innovators, explore the full list here.

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