15 unsung women in tech you should know about
The first programmers weren’t men, and the first computers weren’t machines. What they were, in both cases, were women.
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Women’s many contributions to technology are frequently left out of the history books. But lately, that’s been changing — at least a little.
Ada Lovelace, considered the first computer programmer and a visionary for what programming and computers could eventually become, has a technology award named after her, and a holiday devoted to celebrating her legacyKatherine Johnson meanwhile, the NASA “computer” responsible for successfully plotting the flight paths of some of America’s earliest space exploration expeditions, was the subject of the Hollywood blockbuster Hidden Figures (and the book it’s based on). Read more…More about Social Good, Women In Tech, International Womens Day, Tech, and Silicon Valley
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