Meet some real-life Dot Divas—and find out how they're changing the world in amazing ways.
I design how animated characters move on film.
I created a smartphone app for art museum visitors.
Art History/ Education
I develop computer simulations that increase our knowledge of nearby galaxies.
I help bring high-speed Internet to disadvantaged communities around the world.
Communications/ Internet Technology
I develop software for a cochlear implant that will help people who are deaf to hear.
I create 3-D fashion design software.
Fashion & Design/ Computer Graphics
I develop software that can design easy-to-build shelters for victims of disasters.
Humanitarian & Disaster Relief
I research ways to fight cybercrime and identity theft.
Internet Technology/ Forensics
I developed a "virtual nurse" for hospital patients.
I work with artists and musicians to create software for music video games.
I helped develop a microfinance site that combats poverty.
Poverty & Social Justice
I research how people in low-income communities use technology to address violence.
I develop digital body sensors that can save the lives of firefighters.
I create musical robots that can play duets.
I develop features for a mobile app that helps people meet up with friends.