Women in Biz

Joni Klippert's career of "building software for software engineers"

"The way we build software and procure software has to change," says the 38-year-old Klippert. "The code is changing so fast and so often, the idea that a third party who hasn't seen the code before could actually fix it was no longer true." StackHawk takes a different approach. "We help software engineers find and fix application and security bugs before they deploy to production,” Klippert says.

Holly Wilson advocates for women in the addiction and recovery space

Holly Wilson founded Women’s Recovery in 2017. As a recovered addict and one of the few female leaders in the addiction and recovery space, Wilson has a deep understanding of the kinds of care models that women need. She advocates developing services that are more affordable and accessible for women, and support women’s unique needs, including outpatient recovery programs that don’t require women to step away from familial duties and home support networks.

Kristin Myren is a driving force in promoting health care access

Myren manages $30 million in facilities, including 10 health centers and pharmacies. She helped to establish a Pilot Program for under-served patients in rural Nevada to access Mayo Clinic services. And she served as a senior manager for an onsite-health care company and helped to lead the opening of a new rural Texas health care facility—all while completing her MBA in health administration.