White House honors Limor Fried AC2SN

The US White House has honored radio amateur Limor Fried AC2SN as White House Champion of Change

While studying engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Limor ‘Ladyada’ Fried decided to create a company focused on supporting learning electronics for makers of all ages and skill levels.
— White House announcement

In 2005, Fried founded Adafruit which has grown to now employ more than 100 individuals in their 50,000 sq ft. NYC factory. Limor is committed to building both innovation and community and is known for creating resources for learning.

Limor was the first female engineer on the cover of WIRED magazine and was awarded Entrepreneur magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 and was also on the NYC Industrial Business Advisory Council.

Adafruit is a 100% woman-owned company.

Champions of Change - https://www.whitehouse.gov/champions

Limor Fried AC2SN Twitter - https://twitter.com/adafruit
imor Fried AC2SN Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/adafruit