A Strawman Table of Contents

Introduction

Foreword (invited author)

PART 1: Women Advancing the History of Interaction Design

Early Pioneers
(back when everyone was something else first - 1960's & 1970's)

Desktop Comptuting - Xerox PARC, Apple, Windows

Beyond the Desktop

The Internet - BBSs, The Web & Social Media

Big Data - Behavior, Wrangling Information, AI & Mitigating Harms

PART 2 - Supporting Growth and Careers

Trailblazing Education - Training the Interaction Designer

Building Community - Professional Organizations

Changing the World - Civic and Social Impact

Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Conclusion: Wrap Up

An Incomplete List of Women in Interaction Design*

Abbe Don
Abby Covert
Abi Jones
Adele Goldberg
Adrienne Rogers
Aika Matemu
Alana Washington
Alba Villamil
Alexa Andrzejewski
Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg
Alexandra Jugović
Alesha Arp
Alisha Ramos
Aliza Sherman
Allison Druin
Amber Case
Amelie Lamont
Amy Bickerton
Amy Critchett
Amy Deschenes
Amy Franceschini
Amy Ip
Amy Jiménez Márquez
Amy Thibodeau
Amyris Fernandez
Amritha Prasad
Ana Aidar
Ana Nicolau
Andrea Gallagher
Andrea Grimes Parker
Andrea Goulet
Andrea Mignolo
Andressa Curvelo
Anne Burdick
Anne Gibson
Angelica McKinley
Anicia Peters
Anisha Jain
Anita Brown
Anjali Desai
Ann Marion
Anna Iurchenko
Anne Hjortshoj
Anne Nicole
Annette Wagner
Antoinette Carroll
Antonia Anni
Ari Melenciano
Ariana M. Davis
Aricka Lewis
Asia Hoe
Atisha Ramdas
Audrey Liu
Auriea Harvey
Ayan Daniels
Aynne Valencia
Banwo Omoblanle
Betty Holberton
Bibiana Nunes
Billie Mandel
Bonne John
Bonnie Johnson
Bonni Nardi
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
Cathy Davenport Lee
Cathy Huang
Cathy Marshall
Cathy Pearl
Catt Small
Charlene McBride
Chetana Deorah
Cheryl Platz
Chiara Ogan
Chloe Varelidi
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
danah boyd
Daniela Busse
Daniela Jorge
Danielle Forward
Datrianna Meeks
De Nichols
Deb Aoiki
Debbie Levitt

Deborah Mayhew
Denise Wallner
Desiree Garcia
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
Elaine Ann
Elaine Montgomery
Eleanor Gibson
Elizabeth Churchill
Elizabeth Dykstra-Erickson
Elizabeth "Jake" Feinler
Elizabeth Glenewinkle
Elizabeth Mynatt
Ellen Levy
Ellen Lupton
Ellen Trauber Siminoff
Emily Goligoski
Erika Hall
Erika Kindlund
Erin Malone
Erin Scheiner
Evelyn Bi
Evelyn Kim
Evren Holland
Eunjoo Kim
Fiona Raby
Fran Samalionis
George Oates
Georgie Bottomley
Georgina Houghton
Gesche Joost
Gillian Crampton-Smith
Ginny Redish
Gitta Salomon
Grace Lau
Gretchen Anderson
Heather Champ
Heather Phillips
Helen Sharp
Hirumi Nanayakkara
Holly Liu
Indi Young
Iram Mirza
Ire Aderinokun
Irene Au
Irina Blok
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
Jeanne Verdeaux
Jen Folse
Jenifer Tidwell
Jennifer Bove
Jennifer Cao
Jennifer Pahlka
Jennifer Preece
Jen Van Riet
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 Spark Jones
Karen McGrane
Karen Santos
Karen Schriver
Karen Theisen
Karen VanHouten
Karin Nijhuis

Karla Cole
Karla Mickens
Kat Egan
Kat Holmes
Kat Vellos
Kate Aronowitz
Kate Rutter
Kate Towsey
Kathleen Chanover
Kathleen Gomoll
Kathleen Gygi
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
Leysia Palen
Libby Maurer
Lili Cheng
Lillian Gilbreth
Lillian Svec
Linda Rebeiz
Lisa Chan
Lisa deBettencourt
Lisa Kay Solomon
Lisa Beaudoin
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
Lorraine Borman
Luciana Terceiro
Lucy Kimbell
Lucy Suchman
Lynda Weinman
Lynn Boyden
Mabel Addis
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
Maryam Mohit
Mary Beth Rosson
Mary Catherine Bateson
Mary Czerwinski
Mary Parks
Mary Puetz
Maryann Wangari
Maureen Macharia
May-Li Khoe
Maletšabisa (Tšabi) Molapo
Maya Draisin Farrah
Meg Withgott
Megan O'Neill
Melanie Clancy
Melina Alves
Melissa Chapman
Meredith Davis
Mena Trott
Michelle Carney
Michelle Sarko
Mimi Ito
Mindy Seu
Mitzi Okou
MJ Broadbent
Molly Wright Steenson
Mona Patel
Muriel Cooper
Nadia Thalmann

Nancy Douyon
Natasha Jen
Neha Kumar
Nicole Kim Pillay
Nicole Lazzaro
Olga V. Perfilieva
Oluwadamisi Busari
Omari Souza
Ovetta Sampson
Pabini Gabriel-Petit
Pam Mead
Pamela Pavliscak
Paola Mendoza-Yu
Patricia Hoffman
Patricia Wright
Poornima Vijayashaner
Pou Dimitrijevich
Priya Prakash
Priyanka Kakar
Priyanka Kodikal
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
Samantha Bailey
Sam Ladner
Samantha Soma
Sandra Atakora
Sane Gaytán
Sara Bly
Sara Kiesler
Sara Little Turnbull
Sara Ortloff
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 Rosenbaum
Su Akyuz
Sue Booker
Susan Dray
Susan Dumais
Susan Gasson
Susan Kare
Susan Weinschenk
Susie Wise
Suzanne Pellican
Sylvia Harris
Sylvia Melo
Tania Schlatter
Tanya Rabourn
Tasha Lutfi
Teresa L. Roberts
Tereza Alux
Terry Irwin
Terry Swack
Theresa Neil
Tiffany Shlaine
Tracy Chou
Tracy Fullerton
Tricia Wang
Valerie Fenster
Valeska O'Leary
Vanessa Foss
Vanessa Mason
Vanessa Talarico
Vania Teofilo
Virginia Howlett
Vivian Rosenthal
Vivianne Castillo
Walia Skinner
Wendy Hall
Wendy Ju
Wendy Kellogg
Wendy Mackay
Wendy March
Wenting Zhang
Whitney Hess
Whitney Quesenberry
Yehwan Song
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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