On a day that honors one of the (female) pioneers of computer science, our second annual round-up of our work on women in technology.
In the 1940s, women started playing instrumental roles in JPL missions. Jobs that required orbital calculations evolved into some of today’s software engineers.
On Jane Coe, 17th century printer.
Delia Derbyshire, electronic music pioneer, creator of the Dr Who theme tune. (A post from last year’s ALD, but too good to miss.)
Dr. Sandra K. Johnson: Parallel processing expert and first African-American woman electrical engineering PhD in the U.S.
Post by the founder of Ada Lovelace Day, Suw Charman-Anderson.
Blog post by Suzanne Fischer on Prolific inventor Beulah Louise Henry (1887-1973).
In 1769, Eleanor (sometimes Elinor) Coade arrived in Lambeth from Lyme Regis, bringing with her one of Georgian London’s forgotten wonders: Coade stone, or as she called it Lithodipyra.