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NPR Story on the Pioneering Women in Programming

"Decades ago, it was women who pioneered computer programming — but too often, that's a part of history that even the smartest people don't know."

This great story from NPR delves into the work done by women at the start of the computing revolution. I started to use it to break down the misconceptions that most of my female students have about computer science.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/10/06/345799830/the-forgotten-female-programmers-who-created-modern-tech

 

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