Grace Hopper

It was while Grace Hopper was working on the Mark II that a popular story about a moth shorting out a relay and Hopper making a comment about this “computer bug” started being circulated, and the moth can actually be found attached to the research log book.

Audrey Tang

Audrey Tang is Taiwan’s first digital minister, after spending 20 years as a consultant she now uses her technology expertise to create a more transparent government.

Chieko Asakawa

According to Dr. Chieko Asakawa, history has shown that accessibility ignites innovation and can make the world better for all of us. She is working on cognitive assistance programs that can improve the lives of almost everyone in some way.

Dorothy Vaughan

Today for #BossDay we’re celebrating the first African-American manager at NASA, pioneering mathematician and human computer Dorothy Vaughan.

Gloria Gordon Bolotsky

The history of the ENIAC is filled with the contributions of the earliest women programmers, including Gloria Gordon Bolotsky.

Adele Goldstine

When the ENIAC was created, someone had to write the world’s first computer’s operating manual. Adele Goldstine was up to the task.

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.