Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) have notoriously been the minority -- but that's changing. Women in STEM are on the rise thanks to multiple pushes on local and national levels to get young girls involved in science & technology from an early age. 

Fun Fact: women in STEM earn 33% more than women in non STEM fields. So follow the money ladies and look to the bright stars on our list making waves across multiple categories from VR to Finance. 

MIKI AGRAWAL

CEO & Founder of THINX

CLAIRE BURKE

Co-founder of Goby

RACHEL TIPOGRAPH

Founder and CEO of MikMak

AARTHI RAMAMURTHY

Founder of Lumoid

WHITNEY WOLFE

Founder & CEO of Bumble

MELISSA GRILL ARUZ

VP of Platform at Forerunner Ventures