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Maria Guramare: Teenage Star

Maria Guramare: Teenage Star

A fifteen year-old French basketball player has been accepted to Harvard University. 

Sounds like a fairy tale, right? But it’s real. Maria Guramare is living this dream at Harvard University, one of the privileged who can compete athletically and academically. Guramare just graduated high school (with honors) from a scientific high school.

Zaha Hadid: A Genius Gone Too Soon

Zaha Hadid: A Genius Gone Too Soon

“You have to really believe not only in yourself, you have to believe that the world is actually worth your sacrifice“ 

In honor of a great architect, who sadly deceased: Zaha Hadid. 

Lucy Davis: A Renaissance Woman (Olympics Edition Special!)

Lucy Davis: A Renaissance Woman (Olympics Edition Special!)

Lucy Davis is one of the most inspiring women today.  

She’s insanely dedicated. Davis graduated with a degree in architecture from Stanford University, which demands a lot of commitment for long project nights. But Lucy Davis is not only an architect: this young woman is also a competitive horse jumper. She will be representing Team USA at the Olympic Games in equestrian this year. That means she went to class, studied, and after her scholarly responsibilities were fulfilled, she then went to the stables to practice a sport at a world-champion level. 

Ruth Porat: The Leader of The Alphabet

Ruth Porat: The Leader of The Alphabet

Ruth Porat is representative of the future of Silicon Valley. Her move westward is indicative of Silicon Valley businesses moving towards a more gender balanced and investor conscious way of operating. This shows that even for a company as large and successful as Google is, the California tech industry is dynamic and ever-evolving. In making this move, Porat serves as a significant role model in the tech industry as a powerful woman at the forefront of a business who is driving internal changes to further the integrity of her organization and improve future products.

Amy Hood: Microsoft CFO and the Eternal Optimist

Amy Hood: Microsoft CFO and the Eternal Optimist

On the way to work, I say to myself everyday, today is a good day for a good day,she explained. You have to start every day feeling like that is the day youre going to continue to make progress. Some days I dont. But I wake up the next day deeply believing on my drive in that I will make a difference that day. It is super empowering, frankly, to have that world view. It doesn’t come overnight, but nothing really good does.

Inspiration: Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM

Inspiration: Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM

Do you want to run a technology company? Do you wonder what it takes get there? Powers Education will help you reach your full potential in science and technology! One woman of great inspiration to us is Ginni Rometty who has made tremendous advances while at IBM. Under her leadership at IBM, the company has begun a transition process aimed at molding the 105 year old titan of a company, into a more dynamic, modern, and profitable enterprise.