Women in Technology Quiz

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Last updated: August 23, 2020
First submittedAugust 22, 2020
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Considered the first female computer programmer
Ada Lovelace
she helped develop a common system for stars and cataloged thousands of stars and other astronomical phenomena using computation
Williamina Fleming
Esteemed computer programmer known for working the on Harvard Mark I, which was used in the war effort during World War II
Grace Hopper
A self-taught inventor and actor who co-invented a "secret communication system," which eventually inspired the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS technology used today
Hedy Lamarr
A NASA rocket scientist who pushed for racial and gender diversity in STEM; her work laid down the foundation for future space shuttle launches
Annie Easley
Most known for her work with the LINC computer, now known as the world's "personal computer"
Mary Wilkes
Was essential in the development of Smalltalk-80, which inspired the very first Apple computer
Adele Goldberg
The woman behind the Spanning Tree Protocol, which is necessary in today's internet
Radia Perlman
Her calculations were crucial to the success of the first ever US space flight
Katherine Johnson
She was a pioneering computer scientist responsible for the concept of inverse document frequency, a technology that underlies most modern search engines
Karen Sparck-Jones
Between 1972 to 1989, she ran the Network Information Center in California, which was a bit like a “pre-historic Google.”
Elizabeth Feinler
Considered the first female video game designer and programmer. She is most famous for her 1982 game "River Raid."
Carol Shaw
She is an American artist and graphic designer who is responsible for Apple's signature graphics today
Susan Kare
A former Google VP; served under President Obama and helped to bring the U.S. government into the 21st century
Megan Smith
A self-taught computer coder who is now leading advocate for transgender opportunities in tech, also the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises
Angelica Ross
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