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2019 Awards

Read more about Booking.com Technology Playmaker of the Year 2019 Linda Liukas and the full list of winners here and take inspiration as you craft your own story and make your way to becoming a Technology Playmaker.
Linda Liukas, Hello Ruby and Rails Girls
Technology Playmaker of the Year 2019

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

Linda Liukas

Sophie Hombert, Aglaé

Technology Innovator

Sophie is the CEO of Aglaé, the first agency specializing in glowing plants. Developed in labs, the nutritive serum is naturally absorbed by the sap of plants and is 100% biodegradable, offering a sustainable solution for soft lights in cities, roadsides and spaces of everyday life.

Sophie Hombert, Aglaé

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