An Incomplete List of Women in Interaction Design*

Abbe Don
Abby Covert
Abi Jones
Abi Sellen
Adele Goldberg
Adrienne Rogers
Aika Matemu
Alana Washington
Alba Villamil
Alesha Arp
Alexa Andrzejewski
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
Alexandra Jugović
Alisha Ramos
Aliza Sherman
Allison Druin
Amber Case
Amelie Lamont
Amritha Prasad
Amy Bickerton
Amy Critchett
Amy Deschenes
Amy Franceschini
Amy Ko
Amy Ip
Anna Iurchenko
Amy Jiménez Márquez
Amy Satran
Amy Thibodeau
Amyris Fernandez
Ana Aidar
Ana Nicolau
Annalu Waller, OBE
Andrea Gallagher
Andrea Goulet
Andrea Grimes Parker
Andrea Mignolo
Andressa Curvelo
Angelica McKinley
Anicia Peters
Anisha Jain
Anita Brown
Anjali Desai
Anke de Jong
Ann Marion
Anna Iurchenko
Anne Burdick
Anne Gibson
Anne Hjortshoj
Anne McClard
Anne Nicole
Annette Wagner
Antoinette Carroll
Antonia Anni
Ari Melenciano
Ariana M. Davis
Aricka Lewis
Asia Hoe
Atisha Ramdas
Audrey Liu
Auriea Harvey
Avril Hodges
Ayan Daniels
Aynne Valencia
Banwo Omoblanle
Betty Holberton
Bibiana Nunes
Billie Mandel
Bonne John
Bonni Nardi
Bonnie Johnson
Brenda Laurel
Brenda Romero
Bronwen Rees
Brooke Thompson
Candace Soderston
Carla Martins
Carly Lodge
Carmen Bocanegra
Carol Barnum
Carol Righi
Carol Shaw
Carole Bilson
Carolina Cruz-Neira
Carolina Leslie
Caroline Jarrett
Carolyn Li-Madeo
Carolyn Snyder
Carrie Ritch
Carrie Whitehead
Catarina Fake
Catherine Courage
Catherine Plaisant
Cathy Davenport Lee
Cathy Huang
Cathy Marshall
Cathy Pearl
Catt Small
Charlene McBride
Cheryl Platz
Chetana Deorah
Chiara Ogan
Chloe Varelidi
Christiane Floyd
Christiane Melcher
Christina Wodtke
Cindy Chastain
Clara Kliman-Silver
Clarisse De Souza
Colleen Bushell
Cordelia Yu
Crystal Ehrlich
Cyd Harrell
Cynthia Bennett
Cynthia Waddell
Damasi Busari
Dame Wendy Hall
Dana Chisnell
Dana Cho
Dana Miller
danah boyd
Daniela Busse
Daniela Jorge
Danielle Forward
Datrianna Meeks
De Nichols
Deb Aoiki
Debbie Levitt
Deborah Mayhew

Denise Wallner
Desiree Garcia
Desiree McCrorey
Diana Mounter
Diana Wynne
Dina El-Zanfaly
Dona Bailey
Donella Meadows
Donna Cox
Donna Lichaw
Donna Slote Dumont
Donna Spencer
Doreen Lorenzo
Dorelle Rabinowitz
Dori Tunstall
Doris Wells-Papanek
Elaine Ann
Elaine Montgomery
Eleanor Gibson
Elizabeth "Jake" Feinler
Elizabeth Churchill
Elizabeth Dykstra-Erickson
Elizabeth Glenewinkle
Elizabeth Moller
Elizabeth Mynatt
Ellen Levy
Ellen Lupton
Ellen Nold
Ellen Trauber Siminoff
Emily Goligoski
Erika Hall
Erika Kindlund
Erin Malone
Erin Scheiner
Eunjoo Kim
Evelyn Bi
Evelyn Kim
Evren Holland
Fiona Raby
Fran Samalionis
George Oates
Georgie Bottomley
Georgina Houghton
Gesche Joost
Gillian Crampton-Smith
Gina Venolia
Ginny Redish
Gitta Salomon
Grace Lau
Gretchen Anderson
Heather Champ
Heather Phillips
Helen Cunningham
Helen Sharp
Hirumi Nanayakkara
Holly Liu
Ina Wagner
Indi Young
Iram Mirza
Ire Aderinokun
Irene Au
Irina Blok
Irene Wong
Ivy Mugherkjee
Jacki O'Neill
Jacquelyn Iyama
Jaime Levy
Jane Fulton Suri
Jane Ngai
Jane Pyle
Jane Shih
Janet Aika Matemu
Janice Fraser
Janice James
Janice Rohn
Jeanne Verdeaux
Jen Folse
Jen Van Riet
Jenifer Chaffee
Jenifer Tidwell
Jennifer Bove
Jennifer Cao
Jennifer Mankoff
Jennifer Pahlka
Jennifer Preece
Jennifer White-Johnson
Jeralyn Reese
Jess Brown
Jessi Shakarian
Jessica Gaddis
Jessica Helfand
Jessica Ivins
Jessie Ren
Jill Corral
Jill Greenberg
Jina Anne
Jing Jian
Joan Palmiter Bajorek
JoAnn Hackos
Joanna Hofman
Jodi Forlizzi
Jody Medich
Joelle Coutaz
Joy Liu
Joy Mountford
Jude Milhoun
Judith Donath
Judy Olson
Judy Ramey
Jules Forrest
Julia Feld
Julia Whitney
Juliana Rotich
Julie Stanford
Julie Zhuo
Justine Cassell
Kaaren Hanson
Kacey Ballard
Kagonya Awori
Kara DeFrias
Karen Holtzblatt
Karen McGrane
Karen Santos
Karen Schriver
Karen Spark Jones
Karen Theisen
Karen VanHouten
Karin Nijhuis
Karla Cole

Karla Mickens
Kat Egan
Kat Holmes
Kat Vellos
Kate Aronowitz
Kate Rutter
Kate Towsey
Katy Whithey
Kathleen Chanover
Kathleen Gomoll
Kathleen Gygi
Kathleen Potosnak
Kathleen Watson
Kathy Baxter
Kathy Hemenway
Kavitha Krishnan
Kelly Goto
Kim Goodwin
Kim Lenox
Kim Mason
Krista Donaldson
Kristee Rosendahl
Kristin Hughes
Kristina Halvorson
Kristina Hooper Woolsey
Kristy Tillman
Krystal Persaud
Kyle Soucy
Lada Gorlenko
Lade Tawak
Lara Cavezza
Lara Mendonça
Lashanda Hodge
Laura Galbraith
Laura Granka
Laura Jordan Bambach
Laura Klein
Laura Lessa
Lauralee Alben
Laurie Anderson
Laurie Vertelney
Leagh Cole
Leah Buley
Lee Cline
Leisa Reichelt
Leslie Bradshaw
Leslie Jensen-Inman
Leslie Vaughan
Leysia Palen
Libby Maurer
Lili Cheng
Lillian Gilbreth
Lillian Svec
Linda Rebeiz
Lisa Beaudoin
Lisa Chan
Lisa deBettencourt
Lisa Holzhauser
Lisa Kay Solomon
Lisa Louise Davis
Lisa Strausfeld
Lisa Welchman
Lisette Titre
Livia Labate
Liz Bacon
Liz Danzico
Liz Jackson
Liz Ogbu
Liz Sanders
Lizzie Dyson
Lola Oyelayo-Person
Lorelei Brown
Loretta Staples
Lori Kaplan
Lorraine Borman
Luciana Terceiro
Lucy Kimbell
Lucy Suchman
Lynda Weinman
Lynn Boyden
Lynn Shade
Mabel Addis
Maletšabisa (Tšabi) Molapo
Mamuna Oladipo
Marcia Bates
Margaret Gould Stewart
Margaret Hanley
Margaret Lee
Margot Bloomstein
Maria Cordell
Maria Guidice
Maria Stone
Mariam Braimah
Mariana Ozaki
Marilyn Tremaine
Marina Zurkow
Marshini Chetty
Mary Beth Rosson
Mary Catherine Bateson
Mary Czerwinski
Mary Dieli
Mary Parks
Mary Puetz
Maryam Mohit
Maryann Wangari
Maureen Macharia
May-Li Khoe
Maya Draisin Farrah
Meg Withgott
Megan O'Neill
Melanie Clancy
Melina Alves
Melissa Chapman
Melissa Sleeter
Mena Trott
Meredith Davis
Michelle Carney
Michelle Sarko
Mimi Ito
Mindy Seu
Mitzi Okou
MJ Broadbent
Molly Wright Steenson
Mona Patel
Muriel Cooper
Nadia Thalmann
Nancy Douyon
Nancy Frishberg
Nancy Silver

Natasha Jen
Neha Kumar
Nicole Kim Pillay
Nicole Lazzaro
Olga V. Perfilieva
Oluwadamisi Busari
Omari Souza
Ovetta Sampson
Pabini Gabriel-Petit
Paige Parsons
Pam Mead
Pamela Pavliscak
Paola Mendoza-Yu
Patricia Hoffman
Patricia Wright
Paula brown
Penny Bauersfeld
Poornima Vijayashaner
Pou Dimitrijevich
Priya Prakash
Priyanka Kakar
Priyanka Kodikal
Rachel Bellami
Rachel Powers
Rachel Smith
Rachel Strickland
Rashmi Sinha
Ray Eames
Red Burns
Regina Rowland
Reginé Gilbert
Rikako Sakai
Rochelle King
Sabrina Dorainvil
Sally Applin
Sally Grisedale
Sally Levine
Sam Ladner
Samantha Bailey
Samantha Soma
Sandra Atakora
Sane Gaytán
Sara Bly
Sara Kiesler
Sara Little Turnbull
Sara Ortloff
Sara Sazegari
Sara Wachter-Boettcher
Sarah Allen
Sarah Alpern
Sarah Doody
Sarah Garcia
Sarah Nelson
Sarah Rice
Sasha Constanza-Chock
Sekai Farai
Shade Bakare
Shaimaa Lazem
Shaowen Bardzell
Sharae Gibbs
Sharon Helmer Poggenpohl
Shelly Evenson
Sheri Miller
Sherry Turkle
Sheryl Ehrlich
Shikoh Gitau
Shuli Gilutz
Sigi Moeslinger
Silvia Melo
Simona Maschi
Skye Lee
Sofia Ferres
Sofia Papadopoulou
Stacey Mulcahy
Stacy Horn
Stephanie Rieger
Stephanie Houde
Stephanie Rosenbaum
Su Akyuz
Sue Bartalo
Sue Booker
Su McGarry
Susan Dray
Susan Dumais
Susan Gasson
Susan Kare
Susan Michalak
Susan Weinschenk
Susanne Bødker
Susie Wise
Suzanne Pellican
Sylvia Harris
Sylvia Melo
Tania Schlatter
Tanya Rabourn
Tanzeem Choudhury
Tasha Lutfi
Teresa L. Roberts
Tereza Alux
Terry Ducay
Terry Irwin
Terry Swack
Theresa Neil
Tiffany Shlaine
Tracy Chou
Tracy Fullerton
Tricia Wang
Una Lee
Valerie Fenster
Valeska O'Leary
Vanessa Foss
Vanessa Mason
Vanessa Talarico
Vania Teofilo
Virginia Howlett
Vivian Rosenthal
Vivianne Castillo
Walia Skinner
Wendy Ju
Wendy Kellogg
Wendy Mackay
Wendy March
Wenting Zhang
Whitney Hess
Whitney Quesenberry
Yehwan Song
Yin Yin Wong
Yvonne Rogers
Zuli Segura
Zuzana Licko

* This list encompasses interaction designers, game designers, information architects, user interface designers, user researchers, ethnographers, anthropologists, digital reseachers, educators, content strategists, design managers and executives, community organizers, authors and others involved in creating human centered human-computer interactions and experiences.  It is not an exhaustive list of all women working in the field, either historically or today.

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