A List of Women in Infovis

This is a list of noteworthy professional authorities active (c. 2015) in the field of information visualization (and in particular: computational and interactive information visualization), who also happen to be women. Originally compiled by Moritz Stefaner (@moritz_stefaner), this list is by no means complete. Please contact me (@golan and/or @moritz_stefaner) if someone has been unintentionally omitted.

Amanda Cox, Graphics editor at the New York Times
Angela Morelli, Freelance designer
Anita Lillie (@anitalillie), Data visualizer at LinkedIn (InMaps for instance)
Anna Powell-Smith (@darkgreener), Web developer who “tells stories with data”
Caroline Gottilard, Partner at Dataveyes
Catherine Plaisant, Associate Director of Research at HCIL, University of Maryland.
Fernanda B. Viégas, Co-Director of “Big Picture” data visualization group, Google
Georgia Lupi, designer and founder, Accurat
Hannah Fairfield (@hfairfield), Senior graphics editor at the New York Times
Jana Diesner, Asst. Professor at the iSchool, UIUC
Jen Christiansen, Director of information graphics at Scientific American
Jen Lowe (@datatelling), Data wrangler at the Open Knowledge Foundation
Julie Steele, Author and editor for O’Reilly Media
Kat Downs (@katdowns), Interactive project editor at Washington Post
Katy Börner, Prof. Indiana University, curator of Places & Spaces exhibit, scimaps.org
Kim Rees (@krees), Partner at Periscopic
Laura Kurgan, Associate Prof. at Columbia U., Director of the Spatial Information Design Lab
Lisa Jevbratt, Professor, UC Santa Barbara
Lisa Strausfeld, Head of data visualization, Bloomberg
Lynn Cherny, Data analyst and design consultant
Mar Santamaria, School of Architecture of Barcelona (ETSAB)
Maral Pourkazemi, Independent designer, Visualized.IO co-founder
Mini Kim, Design Lead, Innovation Unit, UNICEF
Miriah Meyer, Assistant Professor, School of Computing, University of Utah
Nathalie Miebach, artist
Naomi B. Robbins (@nbrgraphs), Principal at NBR; author
Rachel Binx, Freelancer; Ex-Stamen; Co-Founder, Meshu
Sarah Slobin, Graphics editor at the Wall Street Journal
Sheelagh Carpendale, Professor, Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary
Stefanie Posavec (@stefpos), Freelance designer
Tamara Munzner, Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of British Columbia