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"When you take a risk and stick with it, you learn that you can be invincible." Keynote Debbie Sterling, founder and CEO of GoldieBlox addressed a crowd of almost 6,000 at the 15th annual Texas Conference for Women on Nov. 13, 2014 at the Austin Convention Center. Debbie Sterling is the founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award-winning toy company on a mission to “disrupt the pink aisle” with interactive construction toys and stories for girls. Sterling is an engineer, spokesperson and one of the leaders of the movement toward getting girls interested in engineering and technology. Sterling was named TIME’s“Person of the Moment”and one of Business Insider’s “30 Women Who Are Changing the World.” GoldieBlox was named one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies”by FastCompany, “Educational Toy of the Year”by the Toy Industry Association, and became the first ever small business to win a free commercial during the Super Bowl. Sterling has made it her life’s mission to tackle the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math. She earned her degree in Engineering at Stanford University in 2005. Learn more about the Texas Conference for Women at

Founder & CEO, GoldieBlox

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Debbie Sterling is the Founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award winning company on a mission to ‐"disrupt the pink aisle" with toys, games, and media for girls. Debbie is an engineer, entrepreneur, and one of the leaders in the movement toward getting girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. She was named TIME Magazine’s "Person of the Moment,” Business Insider’s "30 Women Who Are Changing the World,” and was recently added to Fortune Magazine’s prestigious “40 Under 40” list. In early 2015, Debbie was inducted as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and honored by the National Women’s History Museum with a “Living Legacy” Award for her work to empower girls around the world.