[US] History's Female Programmers Will No Longer Be Forgotten


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Selena LarsonReadWrite – Monday, 08 September 2014

Can you name an influential woman in computer science?

If you’re well-versed in your history, you might think of 19th-century mathematician and programmer Ada Lovelace. Or, more recently, computer scientist Grace Hopper, who coined the term “debugging.”

Two women across two centuries makes for a scant supply of role models. There are more—many more. And some women are working to make sure future generations of programmers will know their names . . .

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