Annie Easley was an American computer scientist, mathematician and rocket scientist from Birmingham, Alabama.
Category: Women In Tech
Women In Tech: Sally Kristen Ride, first American woman in space
Born in Los Angeles, California, on May 26, 1951, Sally Ride was an American Astronaut and physicist. She was the
Women In Tech: Lynn Ann Conway
Born January 2, 1938, Conway grew up in White Plains, New York. She is a computer scientist, electrical engineer, and trans activist.
Women in Tech: Zhou Qunfei
The self-made billionaire is the founder of a major glass provider for smart devices.
Women In Tech: Cher Wang
Cher Wang is to be considered one of the most powerful and successful women in computer technology. She is a co-founder and chairperson of HTC Corporation and an integrated chipset maker of VIA technologies.
Women in Tech: The World’s first “Personal Computer”
Wilkes attended Wellesley College with dreams of pursuing a law degree, she majored in philosophy and theology; she graduated in 1959. She put her dreams to become a lawyer on hold after feeling discouraged by friends and mentors due to the challenges women faced in the field. Instead, she went on to work as one of the first computer programmers for a few years before finally pursuing law and becoming a lawyer.
Women In Tech: What we can learn from Dr. Marsha Rhea Williams by paying it forward
In 1982, Dr. Marsha Rhea Williams became the first black woman to receive a Ph.D. in computer science. Dr. Williams’s legacy is important for several reasons. The first is that Dr. Williams gave hope to others who did not see themselves in the computer science field. Many Black people, women, and Black women saw not only a mirror in her but a mentor as well.
Women in Tech: Ada Lovelace, the First Computer Programmer
Ada Lovelace was born Augusta Ada Byron on December 10, 1815 in London. She would later in life be a
Women In Tech: Hedy LaMarr—Hollywood Bombshell & Brilliant Inventor
Wi-fi. Bluetooth. GPS. Where would we be without these technologies in today’s world? It may surprise you to know that
Women In Tech: The amazing life and legacy of Dr. Gladys West
Dr. Gladys West is one of the pioneering ‘Hidden Figures’ whose work helped create the Global Positional System (GPS). When