Women in STEM

  • Last Updated: December 19, 2017 6:00 am

    The ENIAC Programmers: ‘Refrigerator Ladies’ No More

    When historians first found photos of the women who coded instructions for ENIAC, the first all-electronic digital computer, they…

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    Last Updated: November 7, 2017 9:00 am

    Radia Perlman: A Pioneer Many Times Over

    It takes a brilliant mind to pioneer an algorithm crucial to the functionality of the internet – and lots…

  • Last Updated: October 10, 2017 9:00 am

    Frances Allen: Fusing Passions into a Career

    When coding, you probably don’t think about the code behind the code – but that’s exactly what Frances “Fran”…

  • Last Updated: September 26, 2017 8:00 am

    The Art of Maryam Mirzakhani’s Mathematics

    When we think of math, most of us don’t immediately draw a connection to painting. But to mathematician Maryam…

  • Last Updated: September 12, 2017 9:00 am

    How Janese Swanson Brought Tech Toys to Girls

    It’s 2017, and we now know that gender-neutral toys empower kids and support cognitive development – but it wasn’t…

  • Last Updated: August 24, 2017 9:00 am

    Dorothy Vaughan: A Story of Mathematics, Determination, and Intuition

    Without programming, space travel simply wouldn’t be possible. What many people don’t know is that women were some of…