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Ruth Lichterman Teitelbaum

Ruth Teitelbaum not only was one of the first computer programmers, but also one of the first programming teachers, passing on her knowledge to another generation.

Frances Bilas Spence

Frances Spence had already started a teaching career when she started to work for the Army as a “computer,” and then she made history as an ENIAC programmer.

Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer

Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer was one of the women who helped invent computer programmer through their work on the ENIAC.

Betty Snyder Holberton

Betty Holberton studied journalism, but during WWII she became one of the first computer programmers, working on the ENIAC.

Jean Jennings Bartik

This week we’re honoring the women who created computer programming, and today’s episode features Jean Jennings Bartik.

Kathleen McNulty Antonelli

On February 15, 1946 the ENIAC was formally dedicated. This week we honor the women who programmed the first electronic computer, starting with Kathleen Antonelli.

Marie Maynard Daly

Let’s celebrate Valentine’s Day by learning about Marie Maynard Daly, a biochemist with a focus on the human heart.

Gabriela Gonzalez

Meet the spokesperson for LIGO, the organization that just announced they have detected gravitational waves, Gabriela Gonzalez.

Linda Cayot

It’s International Darwin Day, and today we learn about Dr. Linda Cayot, who is working on conservation in the Galapagos.

Beulah Louise Henry

Today is the birthday of Beulah Louise Henry, or “Lady Edison,” a woman who earned 49 patents for a wide variety of inventions.

Edith Clarke

Today, we’d like you to meet Edith Clarke, the first woman to be hired as an electrical engineer in the U.S.

Peggy Whitson

Peggy Whitson always wanted to be an astronaut and she achieved her dream, becoming the first woman to command the ISS.