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Allen, Fran

Allen Fran made significant contributions to compiler research. She is the first woman to become an IBM Fellow

http://www.witi.org/center/witimuseum/halloffame/1997/fallen.php

http://domino.research.ibm.com/comm/pr.nsf/pages/news.20020806_fran_allen.html

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/present-women-bio.html

http://www.cse.ohio-state.edu/ocwic/docs/legendsincomputing.pdf

Antonelli, Kathleen (Kay) McNulty Mauchly

She is one of the first computer programmers and one of the pioneers in programming the ENIAC

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html

http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Teachers/cwomen.html

http://www.witi.com/center/witimuseum/halloffame/1997/eniac.php

http:ttp://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Biographies/Antonelli.htmlp

http://www.ieee-virtual-museum.org/collection/people.php?id=1234744&lid=1 p

Bartik, Jean Jennings

She is one of the pioneers in programming the ENIAC

http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Teachers/cwomen.html

http://www.witi.org/center/witimuseum/halloffame/19//www.witi.com/center/witimuseum/halloffame/1997/eniac.php

http://www.nwmissouri.edu/compserv/Museum/JeanBartik.htm

http://inventors.about.com/od/bstartinventors/p/Jean_Bartik.htm

http://www.smartcomputing.com/editorial/dictionary/detail.asp?guid=&searchtype=&DicID=17846&RefType=Encyclopedia

Borg, Anita

Founder of Systers (first online community for women in computing)

http://www.anitaborg.org/about/history/anita-borg/

http://anitaborg.org/

http://www.girlgeeks.org/innergeek/inspiringwomen/borg.shtml

Burks, Alice

One of 75 female "computers" working at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Engineering to perform calculations necessary to create firing and bombing tables

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html

Byron, Ada (Lady Lovelace)

"Wrote" first program that calculated Bernoulli numbers U. S. Department of Defense named language in 1979 in her honor

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html

http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Teachers/cwomen.html

http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/love.htm

http://www.well.com/user/adatoole/

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/Files/ada-bio.html

http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/lovelace.html

http://wwws.aimsedu.org/aims_store/Ada-Byron-Lovelace-The-First-Computer-Programmer-p-2971.html

Chen, Marina C.

Research includes design and implementation of Fortran-90 compilers for high performance platforms * Chair of the Computer Science Department at Boston University * President of Cooperating Systems Corporation

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/present-women-bio.html

http://www.crpc.rice.edu/newsletters/sum96/pp.chen.html

Clarke, Edith

First woman to earn MSc. Degree from MIT in EE in 1919 * Received patent in 1921 for a graphical calculator * First woman to teach engineering at University of Texas, Austin in 1947

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html

http://www.thocp.net/biographies/clark_edith.html

http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/biographies/clarke.html

http://www.utexas.edu/faculty/council/2000-2001/memorials/AMR/Clarke/clarke.html

http://www.ieee.org/web/aboutus/history_center/biography/clarke.html

http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Edith_Clarke

http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/educ/exhibits/womenshall/html/clarke.html

http://www.agnesscott.edu/LRiddle/women/clarke.htm

Davis, Ruth

Provided leadership at the National Bureau of Standards * President and Founder of the Pymatuning Group

http://www.cse.scu.edu/~rdavis/html/homepage.html

Dayhoff, Ruth

Wrote Information Processing Standards and also wrote about the object-oriented properties of MUMPS

http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=35334&coll=portal&dl=GUIDE&CFID=5036368&CFTOKEN=78675091

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_76.html

ENIAC Women

Antonelli, Kathleen (Kay) McNulty Mauchly * Bartik, Jean Jennings * Holberton, Frances Snyder (Betty) * Meltzer, Marlyn Wescoff * Spence, Frances Bilas * Teitelbaum, Ruth Lichterman * First to program with machine language and first to program with ENIAC * First “computers” used to make calculations for tables of bombing and firing trajectories

http://www.gecdsb.on.ca/d&g/women/women.htm

http://ei.cs.vt.edu/~history/50th/October.html

http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Teachers/cwomen.html

http://www.witi.org/center/witimuseum/halloffame/1997/eniac.shtml

http://eniacprogrammers.org

Estrin, Thelma

Recognized for her computer contributions to brain research and healthcare technology

http://www.cs.ucla.edu/csd/people/faculty_pages/testrin.html

http://www.girlgeeks.org/innergeek/inspiringwomen/testrin.shtml

Goldberg, Adele

Co-authored a series of textbooks on computer science during 1960s and1970s

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html

Fox, Margaret R.

Electronics engineer in radar at the Naval Research Station in Washington * Chief of the Office of Computer Information in the NBS Institute for Computer Science and Technology

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html

http://www.cbi.umn.edu/collections/inv/cbi00045.html

http://www.smartcomputing.com/editorial/dictionary/detail.asp?guid=&searchtype=&DicID=18118&RefType=Encyclopedia

Goldberg, Adele

Led design team for Smalltalk * Worked in creation of first window- and icon-based user interface

http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?AdeleGoldberg

http://www.princeton.edu/~adele/

http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/muiseum/goldberg/goldberg_page.htm

Goldstine, Adele

Wrote Manual for the ENIAC which detailed the machine down to its resistors

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html

http://www.ieee.org/web/aboutus/history_center/biography/goldstine.html

http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/~uhmm/women/history.html

Goldwasser, Shafi

Research areas include complexity theory, cryptography, and computational number theory * Two-time winner of the Goedel Prize in theoretical computer science

http://people.csail.mit.edu/shafi/

http://www.acm.org/press-room/news-releases-2008/athena-award-08/?searchterm=athena+award

Granville, Evelyn Boyd

First African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mathematics (Yale,1949) * Developed computer programs used to analyze trajectories in the MercuryProject (first manned U.S. space mission) and in the Apollo Project (sending U.S.astronauts to the moon)

http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html

http://www.agnesscott.edu/LRIDDLE/WOMEN/granvill.htm

http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad/PEEPS/granville_evelynb.html

 

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