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.

Katherine Johnson

Meet Katherine Johnson, a mathematician involved in many of American’s greatest achievements during the space race.

Sophie Germain

French women weren’t allowed to study mathematics in the late 18th century, but that didn’t stop Sophie Germain from pursuing a passion for numbers.


Today we’d like for you to meet Hypatia. One of the first women to study math and astronomy, she became a renowned teacher during the height of Alexandria.

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