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.
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.
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.
Ada Lovelace was born Augusta Ada Byron on December 10, 1815 in London. She would later in life be a
Wi-fi. Bluetooth. GPS. Where would we be without these technologies in today’s world? It may surprise you to know that
Dr. Gladys West is one of the pioneering ‘Hidden Figures’ whose work helped create the Global Positional System (GPS). When