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Q+A: Alison Lewis On Fashion Hackers, and Gender in Technology

We caught up with the fashion innovator to chat about her latest projects.
July 15, 2010, 3:00pm

We think Alison Lewis is one of the most influential women in tech and we're not alone. She's a fashion craft master, an avid blogger, host of a web TV series, and an advocate for women in technology. (She is currently studying at the Google- and NASA-sponsored Singularity University). Lewis effortlessly integrates technology, feminine aesthetics and practicality into her DIY designs. Consider some of these creations, from her recent book Switch Craft: a laptop sleeve that detects Wi-Fi, a skirt that lights up when one twirls on the dance floor, and a pillow that doubles as a cell phone.

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