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A Brief History of Women In STEM

BRIEF HISTORY Women in STEM The first computer programmers of the world were women and historically they played an important role in the development of STEM, although today they are underrepresented in the field of computer science. 1840S ADA LOVELACE 1920S A british poet's daughter, is known as the first female computer MARY CLEM programmer. She published the algorithm which used in the first modern computers. Lowa State College's computing lab was ran by Mary Clem as a "human computer." 1938S GERTRUDE BLANCH The CTO of the New York City Math Tables Project, a group of computer scientists in the works progress administration that aimed to create jobs during the Great Depression. 1944 ADMIRAL GRACE НОРPER One of the first room-sized computer programmers. 1946 SIX WOMEN The first digital computer, the ENIAC(Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer) was programmed by Six women (Betty Jennings, Betty Snyder, Kay McNulty, Fran Bilas, Marlyn Wescoff, and Ruth Lichterman). . XO 1961 JLERY The first woman engineer at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory MORTIMERB INFORMATION SOURCES ZUCKERMAN STEM LEADERSHIP PROGRAM •

A Brief History of Women In STEM

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This infographic presents a brief history of women in STEM. How women empowered in STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) has been described in this infographic.


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