Debbie Sterling

Founder and CEO, Goldieblox

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Debbie Sterling is the Founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award­-winning toy company on a mission to “disrupt the pink aisle” with interactive construction toys and stories for girls. Sterling is an engineer, spokesperson and one of the leaders of the movement toward getting girls interested in engineering and technology. Sterling was named TIME’s Person of the Moment and Business Insider’s 30 Women Who Are Changing the World. GoldieBlox was named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, Educational Toy of the Year by the Toy Industry Association, and became the first-­ever small business to win a free commercial during the Super Bowl. Sterling has made it her life’s mission to tackle the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math. She completed her degree in Engineering at Stanford University in 2005 and currently lives with her husband in San Francisco.

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