Mary Jackson

For Administrative Professionals Day, we’re honoring Mary Jackson, a woman who carved her own career path in engineering before switching roles to help others rise to the top.

Janet Yellen

While she wasn’t initially interested in economics, Janet Yellen has become a renowned expert in the field and also the first woman to become chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Euphemia Lofton Haynes

This native of the United States capital had a life devoted to service in the fields of education and social reform.

Emmy Noether

Today we’re celebrating the birthday of a woman that Einstein called a “creative mathematical genius,” Emmy Noether.

Sylvia Wiegand

Dr. Sylvia Wiegand has expanded a successful career in mathematics to also help promote other women working in math and academia.

Claire Voisin

Dr. Claire Voisin is one of the world’s leading researchers in complex algebraic geometry.

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.

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.

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