02/07/2013 10:56 am ET

Women In Tech: 5 Nonprofit Leaders To Watch

A 2011 study by the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management shows that women thrive in the nonprofit sector. So it's no surprise that many tech-saavy women gravitate toward charitable work -- whether it's giving digital work to people living in poverty, sending robots to the moon or matching tech experts with governments.

Here are five women in tech you should be watching in the nonprofit sphere. If you want to know the future of doing good for the world, here's where to look.

Women In Tech: Nonprofit Leaders To Watch