International CES officially kicked off on Tuesday. Held between January 6 and 9, CES is a must-attend event for industry influencers, techies and journalists looking to find the latest consumer electronics and tech tools.
If you’re following people on the ground, it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle. Your Twitter timeline is updating at the speed of light, the live stream search is even harder to track and you’re toggling between numerous tabs on your computer.
Here, at MadameNoire, we’re simplifying things for you. We’ve compiled a list of women techies who are on the ground in Las Vegas that you can follow for second-by-second updates on what’s next in technology trends and consumer electronics.
Christen Rochon, @DivasAndDorks
Christen Rochon, creator and chief-in-charge at Divas & Dorks, provides the inside scoop and latest on technology and gadgets, as well as fashion, beauty and entertainment. Viewed as the “female-friendly Engadget,” Rochon launched her award-winning site in 2009. Since its launch, Divas & Dorks has been featured as one of the ‘Blogosphere’s Best in 2012’ by Black Enterprise and Rochon has been highlighted as one of the ‘Top Black Bloggers You Should Know’ by The Root and Hello Beautiful’s “25 Women You Need To Know.” She’s also launched travel site DivasOnDestinations.com and an automotive lifestyle site for women, DivasDriveInHeels.com.
Analie Cruz, @YummyANA
Representing for the Latinas in tech, Analie Cruz is on the pulse of all things technology, which is evident in her reviews of the latest smartphones, tablets, laptops y más. Whether there’s a major tech event happening in NYC or beyond, the tech editor is dishing on Twitter and G Style Magazine or Tech We Like on her latest tech findings.
Danyelle Little, @TheCubicleChick
Danyelle Little, a St. Louis social media specialist, helps brands determine their voice and messaging, and advises them on how to implement content strategy across all of their platforms. You can find her on the conference circuit sharing insight on social media, blogging, public speaking and parenting, among other topics. She freelances for several sites and blogs, including her own blog, The Cubicle Chick. In addition to discussing career and lifestyle topics, Little is the career expert for YBPGuide.com.
Are you a woman in tech at International CES? Let us know in the comments section below.
Based in New York City, Janel Martinez is a multimedia journalist who covers technology and entrepreneurship. She is the founder of “Ain’t I Latina?” an online destination geared toward Afro-Latinas. You can follow her up-to-the-minute musings on Twitter @janelmwrites.