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This Year's Winners

Congratulations to all of the 2019 Technology Playmaker Award winners. Find out more about them below.

This year's winner

Linda Liukas, Hello Ruby and Rails Girls
The 2019 Technology Playmaker of the Year

Linda is the author and illustrator of Hello Ruby, a children’s picture book series translated into 25 languages about the whimsical world of computer science. She is the Founder of Rails Girls, a global movement to teach young women programing in over 300 cities.

Linda Liukas

Sophie Hombert

Technology Innovator

Sophie is the CEO of Aglaé, the first agency specializing in glowing plants. Developed in labs, the nutritive serum which is naturally absorbed by the sap of plants technology is unique in the world and is 100% biodegradable. The concept is a sustainable solution which could replace soft lights of cities, roadsides and spaces of everyday life and help significantly reduce electricity usage.

Sophie Hombert

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