5 questions with Adafruit’s Limor Fried


March 12, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re profiling women in technology throughout the month of March. We hope sharing these stories will encourage girls and young women to start or continue studying computer science!

First up is Limor Fried, an electrical engineer who started Adafruit Industries in her dorm room at MIT. Adafruit makes open-source hardware devices and a number of electronics products, electronics components, tools and accessories for students and hobbyists alike. Circuit Playground Express, an Adafruit product, is also a core tool used in’s CS Discoveries curriculum.

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