Natalie Jeremijenko Named Influential Woman in Technology

Natalie Jeremijenko an associate professor in Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Arts Professions, has been named one of the Fast Company’s 2011 Most Influential Women in Technology.  One of six women listed in the blog’s ‘Brainiac’ category, Jeremijenko was honored for finding ways to take technologies manufactured by large corporations and the military and use them for social and environmental good.

Jeremijenko’s work has been featured at the 2006 Whitney Biennial of American Art and the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Triennial 2006-7. She is the director of xdesign Environmental Health Clinic at NYU.

The Most Influential Women In Tech list was created by the Fast Company to recognize the challenges that women in technology face, “proper recognition being just one ofthem.”

Natalie Jeremijenko talks about NYU’s Environmental Health Clinic in Ted Partner Series Talk: The art of the eco-mindshift.