10 Women to Watch in Tech in 2013

Poornima Vijayashanker, founder & CEO, Bizeebee
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Poornima Vijayashanker, founder & CEO, Bizeebee

At one time Vijayashanker was the second employee and only female engineer at Mint.com. Now that her three-year-old start-up, Bizeebee, is self-sustaining—the platform tracks attendance and revenue and handles marketing services and payments for more than 500 yoga and fitness studios—she’s shifting gears.

Her new project is Femgineer, a campaign to encourage and empower more women to go into tech and science. It started as a blog, but now Vijayashanker teaches workshops at San Francisco tech hubs such as General Assembly, Parisoma, and HackBright. This year she says she’ll expand to other cities and license the curriculum so others can teach it, as well as sell video courses.